How to Blind Hem – Singer
The blind hem stitch is primarily used for hemming curtains, trousers, skirts, and other items that require a foot.
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To sew a perfect blind hem, practice first. To make a narrower or wider blindhem, manually adjust the width and length controls first, then adjust the guide on the Blindhem Foot for desired measurements. When finished, the stitching is almost invisible on the right side of the fabric.
Do you need a blind hem foot?
If you have a blind hem foot attachment, you can use it to stitch the blind hem, but it is not required; this tutorial is done without it. However, the foot does help by providing a guide for stitching.
What stitch should I use to hem?
Sew along the raw edge of your hem with a zigzag or mock overlock stitch; the three step zigzag is a good zigzag option for a single layer of fabric.
Why is blind stitch appropriate as hemming stitch?
Blind hems are fantastic because they allow you to create a machine stitched hem that is nearly invisible from the outside using an ingenious method of folding and stitching. It’s a great way to create a deep hem on a skirt, unlined jacket, or pants.
What is blind hem stitch used for?
Blind stitching conceals stitching beneath folded edges, allowing for the creation of a blind hem or the joining of two folded edges. Blind hem stitches are completely hidden on the front of the garment and almost completely hidden on the inside.
What does a rolled hem foot do?
The Rolled Hem Foot, also known as the Narrow Hem Foot, is used to sew a very narrow hem by folding the raw edge of your fabric under before it passes under the needle. It can be used for garments, home decor, or any type of sewing.