Definition of 'hem'
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This also allows for top hem and base seam. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)It quickly and simply converts into flat bed mode for sewing seams and wide hems. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The top edge is then turned under to form a plain hem. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Turn up hem edges of strip and stitch in place. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Place one half centrally to right side of hemmed edge of one piece. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Pin and stitch the other half of tape centrally to hemmed edge of second piece. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Most successful were the structured dresses with asymmetric hems. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But she quickly grabbed the hem of her dress to protect her modesty. The Sun (2012)What partner could cope with the sort of intensity that makes the hem of a skirt the focus of your world? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Pin and stitch all round cloth, close to folded hem edge. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)It's used for securing the hem of a skirt made from a stretchy fabric. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With tears in their eyes, they touched her linen hem and cheered this oracle of better things to come. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In this issue, we are merely trying to touch the hem of the robes of those men and women. Christianity Today (2000)Equally, a night spent tugging at dress straps or getting used to alien hem lengths is neither enjoyable nor chic. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Keep the dangling thread factor to a minimum, or turn up the battered edge of the hem for increased propriety. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To change the length of a hem, you will first need to unpick the old stitches and press the fabric flat to remove the old creases. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The only problem was that, with his shirt tucked in, they had no real opportunity to touch his hem. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Great on any figure as there's no set shape or hem length, you just need the personality to carry it off. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They look awful with most jackets, dreadful with coats shorter than the dress 's hem and are best worn with a cardigan or a really baggy jumper. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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