How do you sew a straight hem?

How do you sew a perfect hem?

How to get a super tidy hem with no fuss.

  1. Step 1: Run the basting stitch. …
  2. Step 2: Iron up the hem using the basting as a guide. …
  3. Step 3: Fold the raw edge to the fold. …
  4. Step 4: Sew the hem. …
  5. Pull out your basting stitch by pulling gently.

How do you draw a straight line on fabric?

How to Draw a Straight Line on Fabric

  1. Step 1: Find a Tiled Area. Lay your fabric down on a tiled area. …
  2. Step 2: Line It Up. Line up the two points of the line you want to draw on the line between the tiles.
  3. Step 3: Weigh It Down. Use small weights or objects to keep your fabric in place. …
  4. Step 4: Draw the Line!

What thread tension should I use?

The dial settings run from 0 to 9, so 4.5 is generally the ‘default’ position for normal straight-stitch sewing. This should be suitable for most fabrics. If you are doing a zig-zag stitch, or another stitch that has width, then you may find that the bobbin thread is pulled through to the top.

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