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SewNso's Sewing Journal: the shell hem

I hope you all had a wonderful of July weekend. I enjoyed some relaxing and fun time wake boarding and swimming at the lake, and even go.

Heirloom stitching - Shell Hem from SewNso's Sewing Journal*

Heirloom stitching - Shell Hem from SewNso's Sewing Journal

SewNso's Sewing Journal: shell hem by machine

I& always been a purist when it comes to creating a shell hem, however there comes a time when you have to seek an alternative technique.

SewNso's Sewing Journal: the shell hem Using Tiger Tape for spacing

I hope you all had a wonderful of July weekend. I enjoyed some relaxing and fun time wake boarding and swimming at the lake, and even go.

The shell hem~I am using what is called "Tiger Tape" to guide me in perfectly spaced shells! Tiger tape is well-known to quilters who use it for evenly spaced stitches, however, heirloom stitchers have found it very beneficial to heirloom stitching techniques too! Purchase Tiger Tape from Martha Pullen Company.

SewNso's Sewing Journal: Shell Hem - Using "Tiger Tape" to perfectly spaced shells! - Clip tape between bars to work around curves) - - - - The Details

The Old Fashioned Baby Sewing Room: Lesson on the Hand Shell Hem

Hand Shell Hem explained by The Old Fashioned Baby Sewing Room. My goodness I had forgotten all about shell hems - I did them as part of my sewing class in High School.

5 Minute Printed T Shirt fashion clothes diy craft crafts easy crafts diy ideas diy crafts crafty how to craft fashion tutorials t shirts teen crafts

Printed t-shirt DIY - all you need is a t-shirt, fabric paint, scissors, a sponge, a cup and tape

DIY Pattern Weights | Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}

DIY Pattern Weights

DIY Pattern Weights - Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}

How to make a prairie point trim.  Oh, so that's what they're called.  :-)

Sewing Techniques from the Past

How to make prairie points (sorry there was no smaller photo). I made these once upon a time for some projects. Neat idea for an apron hem.