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How to Sew a Rolled-Hem to Make Fancy Hankies


If, like me, you are a vintage scarf and handkerchief enthusiast (and that is officially the nerdiest thing I have ever said) you know that a rolled-hem is a sign of quality workmanship. Finding a vintage scarf hem with it’s beautiful rounded shape intact, is a major score. Have you ever wondered how to sew a rolled-hem yourself? Purl Bee shares gives you the DIY on rolled-hems and shows some beautiful examples of hankies sewn up in linens and cotton lawn, ready to gift your favorite classy lady or dapper dude. Hello Father’s Day! Personally, I’m thinking that I will turn some of the beautiful voile I’ve been saving into a rolled-hem scarf for me. This sounds like the perfect travel project for Summer!Get the full tutorial on Purl Bee.

 

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