The question I get asked most often is whether or not the edges on the appliques fray.
My offical answer: Just a little.
The Wonder Under stops most of the fraying. The straight stitch will stop the rest.
You can do a tight zig zag (satin stitch) and enclose the edges completely, if you prefer.
Here are 3 examples from Bennett’s closet. They’ve all been washed repeatedly.
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I think most people are scared to do it because they have flashbacks to some kid in 5th grade whose mom hemmed his jeans. And they screamed “HIS MOM HEMMED HIS JEANS!”
Don’t be scared.
It’s way easy…just one straight line.
Awesome tutorial with pics here.
See? You can barely tell they’re hemmed.
This particular pair is for a customer at my sister’s store. Go see her if you want your own pair.
Seriously. I have a post that I had already scheduled for tonight. But then this happened.
Some neighbors came over and guess what they were greeted with when they came up to the door
Go on, guess.
You will not believe this.
A hot dog on a paper plate…
a pair of pooped-in undies.
What in the heck???
So, if they’re yours, I’m sorry but I threw them out.
Wearing a rubber glove, of course.