Sewing Hems With Decorative Stitches

Sewing Hems With Decorative Stitches

Get creative with decorative stitches! If you’re like me, you might have a machine that offers a variety of stitches and you haven’t experimented with them enough! The straight stitch—check! The zigzag stitch—Sure! The shell stitch, the drawn stitch—not so much, let's change that!

Instructors: Shari Fuller & Cinnamon Miles

Sewing Hems With Decorative Stitches
  • SWC Shell Tuck Edge Stitch Hem

    In this tutorial we'll walk you through the Shell Stitch, often referred to as the Picot Edge Stitch. It is used to create a delicate shell or scallop tucks along the folded edge of the fabric.

  • SWC The Crescent Stitch

    In this video we take a look at decorative scalloped stitches done on denim.

  • SWC The Drawn Thread Hem

    In this tutorial we are going to embellish a plain straight hem using a few decorative stitches and an embroidery technique called Drawn Thread Work.

  • SWC The Bridging Stitch

    In this video we will show you how to make an embellished hem using the bridging seam technique and a couple of decorative stitches found on most sewing machines.
    The bridging stitch is also referred to as fagoting stitch.