Hemming prevents the edges from fraying and results in a clean, durable edge. With the Rolled Hem Foot, you can hem light to medium weight fabrics for clothing and home decorating items without having to pre-iron the fabric edges.
- Select a straight stitch, snap on the Rolled Hem Foot and engage IDT™ system (if available on your machine). If needed, press only the beginning of the hem to 2, 3 or 4 mm wide, depending on the size of your foot.
- Place it flat in the groove under the foot and sew, pulling the cut edge of the fabric into the scroll of the hemmer.
- Lower the foot and continue sewing while holding for a few stitches. Lower the needle into the fabric to hold it in place. Then raise the presser foot keeping the cut edge up in front of the foot.
- Do not allow fabric to run under the right half of the presser foot.
TIP: Hem crisp fabrics with a straight stitch. Hem soft fabrics with a zigzag that just encases the mm size of the hem. (Sharply curved areas are not suitable for this type hemmer.)