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THE NEW DRESSMAKER

The New Dressmaker, 1921, Ill. No. 0170.pngIll. 170. Hemming Square Corners a narrow turning (Ill. 171). Fold the hems down all around, bring the mitered corners together, and hem the side (Ill. 172). Hem the corners, but do not catch the stitches through the material underneath.

FRENCH HEM The seams must be stitched to within twice the depth of the finished hem, as shown in Illustration 173. Clip the seam at The New Dressmaker, 1921, Ill. No. 0171.pngIll. 171. Folding for Mitered Corners


The New Dressmaker, 1921, Ill. No. 0172.pngIll. 172. Hemming Mitered Corners this point to the stitching, turn the lower edges toward the right side and stitch the remainder of the seam. Press open, turn the hem to the right side, baste and feather-stitch (Ill. 174), or finish in any desirable way.

The New Dressmaker, 1921, Ill. No. 0173.pngIll. 173. Reversing Seam for French Hem


The New Dressmaker, 1921, Ill. No. 0174.pngIll. 174. French Hem on Flannel Skirt