April 12, 2023

Sewing Tutorial: How to Sew a 3-Pass Baby Hem

Our Cottage Core boxes are finally in our subscribers hands, and they come with such lovely, lightweight fabrics. And do you know what's perfect for these dresses and tops? A delicate and surprisingly easy baby hem!

Have you ever sewn a 3-pass baby hem? This small but mighty hem technique is perfect any hem on delicate fabric. Check out this video (and written instructions below) to add a fantastic technique to your handmades. (And psst, I find it so much easier than a rolled hem foot which always gives me a wavy hem. . . and a stress headache 🤯)

⭐️ 1st Pass: Sew a stitch line 1/4” from final hem allowance. Press along stitch line to the wrong side.
⭐️ 2nd Pass: Sew 1/8” from pressed edge all the way around. Trim excess fabric as close to stitch line as possible. Make sure to go slowly! There’s nothing worse than cutting your garment on the last step! Roll hem to wrong side to create a tiny fold. Press.
⭐️ 3rd Pass: Sew another line 1/8” from pressed edge all the way around. And behold! A gorgeous baby hem!



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