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Message Board > Sergers, Coverstitch and Blindhemmers > Hem guide trick using the CoverPro Type 2 Hem Guide ( Moderated by CarolynGM, Deepika)

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Date: 6/28/13 6:04 PM

I wanted to share something I discovered today when I needed to hem some pants using my CoverPro 1000cpx.

I took the guide off the Type 2 hem guild and used it as my seam guild.

Here is a link to a page on my blog with the details.

Enjoy!
~Kevin

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Date: 6/29/13 8:05 PM

Your tip is wonderful. So simple and yet very effective. Thank you so much for sharing this!

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Date: 7/1/13 1:40 PM

Thanks, Kevin! I have two brackets like that for different sewing machines. I'm going to try one on my CoverPro.

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Date: 7/2/13 3:20 AM

Great idea! Be sure and post the results with us after you've given the brackets a try.

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Date: 7/2/13 5:51 PM

I tried the guide I used on my regular sewing machine and it worked great. See the images below:

The hem guide and aligning for a 1/2 inch seam....

The backside results

The frontside results

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Date: 7/9/13 1:23 PM

Thank you so much for this tip Kevin! I was trying to decide if this hem guide would work for me as I prefer to fold hem myself.

I don't have a hem guide with my other machine so I'll go ahead and order one of these.

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Date: 7/15/13 0:42 AM

You're welcome Helen. Glad I was able to help.

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