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Posted on: 2/16/06 2:56 PM
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Sounds obvious, but if you press up a sleeve hem while the sleeve is still flat - before sewing the sleeve seam or armhole seam - it's much easier. Unfold the hem to sew the seam, of course. Then when you're ready to do the hem, it'll be 90% pressed already.

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Cloud9 said...
Hi Irene, Thanks for another helpful tip/technique. Ideas like this help me get thru my projects so much easier. Thanks again. Diane
2/16/06 3:30 PM
Lilibet said...
Yep. It's obvious but I didn't think of it!
2/17/06 6:10 AM
KKat said...
Hi Irene, Thanks you very much ! I do this too, also works for hems on wovens that aren't too prone to "grow" whilst hanging :)
2/25/06 7:56 AM
inkyannie said...
Good idea. Thanks.
2/26/06 6:45 PM
KAB said...
Simple but elegant thinking. Thank you.
4/23/06 12:56 PM
jbrewer said...
This is a great tip because it has stuck with me since the first time I read it. Now, a year later, it's a habit for me.
2/25/07 6:53 PM
 
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