Also love/hate: finishing

The idea of finishing projects so they’re ready to wear or use: love.

The act of the picky work it takes to actually finish them: ugh, despise.

Hemming, clipping threads, binding edges. Takes FORever. SO easy to screw the whole thing up at this point.

I’ll try anything to make finishing go faster and better. So I used machine basting to mark foldlines on the hems of these little pants. Marked a spot on my machine for 1″ or 1.5″ and then basted and basted.

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pants tan hem

The hemline folded really evenly over the stitching. And the rest of the hem was an easy tuck under.

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