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  • That dress is like a "questionable taste-level" trap that that those who want to stay in the competition should see coming, but someone puts their presser-foot in it every time.

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  • When the end is reached, release the presser-foot, turn the work, and stitch back for an inch or more in the same line, as was done at the beginning of the hem.

    Textiles and Clothing

  • For example, on sheets begin to stitch along the hem at the selvage, or if the end of the hem is over-sewed, begin an inch from the edge and stitch the hem towards the selvage, then lift the presser-foot so as to turn the work, and retrace the bit of stitching, continuing across the whole hem.

    Textiles and Clothing

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