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After pressing the hem in place, roll back the edge about 1/4 inch. Using horizontal stitches, work from right to left. Take a small stitch in the garment, move ahead about 1/3 inch and take a small stitch in the hem fabric. Continue this process until the hem is complete being careful to not pull too tight.