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- n. Plural form of hemmer.
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There are clear instructions for guides, hemmers, rufflers, binding and cording feet, sequin feet, walking feet ... and on and on.
"We give all the children hemmers and chisels," she says in an impeccable cut-glass accent.
She made a stubborn effort to exhaust the possibilities of all the little hemmers, and tried the shirrer and the fire-stitch ruffler, and obviously had a fling at the binder and a turn at the tucker.
The hemmers were two state cops in uniform and a hefty bird in cits with a badge on his vest, and while they weren’t actually touching her at the moment I entered, it looked as though they probably had been.
Jonesville that was a sendin 'out agents with all sorts of attachments, some with hemmers, and some with fellers. "