How To Hand Hem - Clothes Doctor

How To Hand Hem

This week Chris & Ellie show us how to shorten and finish the hem on a pair of trousers by hand.
They use two different stitches with a contrasting coloured thread, so you can see how neat the inside of the trousers look once finished. This technique is also great to use on skirts and dresses too.
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