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How To Hem Jeans — Original Hem & Euro Hem (Video)

An original hem is THE way to hem your jeans properly. It keeps the store-bought distressed hem of your jeans in tact, and it doesn’t look like you’ve done a home-sewing hack on your pants. (Hello Grade 6 flashbacks when my mom used to do a topstitch hem on my cords. OUCH!) Some people call this hem […]

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Mending seams
Mending Seams: What You Need To Know

A hole in a seam can show up out of nowhere. But don’t worry, you can handle it! If you can access the seam from the inside, a hole can be easily sewn up with a machine. If you can’t access it, use a hidden handstitch, called a ladder stitch, from the right side of […]

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