After seeing many sexy and cute aprons being uploaded recently, I remembered a halfway discarded apron project in my sewing closet. I thought it would be a good time to complete the project and at the same time join TiniHani's February Jom Jahit which last till 28th Feb.
|I used Robert Kaufman's fabric for the apron and remnant fabrics to make the neck and waist straps.|
Everything up to this point is plain ordinary and using techniques I'm familiar with. The thing that got me excited at the prospect of learning something new was the hem. I always feel uncertain about hems, especially when working with unlined fabrics.
Recently I saw a technique in one of the Japanese crafting books about finishing your hem with a bias tape. Many of you out there may be familiar with this method, but it is a new thing for me and after being successful with it, I finally feel my hem issue is resolved... finally *grin*
From the outside you cannot see the tape, it is completely hidden. Only when you turn the fabric inside you see the bias tape. It is a good way when you have to hem tight curved areas like necklines or when you do not have enough fabric to turn and sew. You can read and see more pictures of how it is done here.Enjoy your weekend!!