Sewing Hint for the Day

When pressing hems, always press the inside (the side toward the body) first, for a few reasons: This eases excess fabric, thus preventing creasing when pressing from the right side.  It also allows you to test the garment fabric for shining or melting, allowing you to lower the temperature before you press the right side.  It sets the crease at the bottom for a crisper edge.

 

 

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