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The topic I chose to write about this month, on Craftsy, is

How to sew THE perfect lettuce hem


Serger Pepper - How to sew the lettuce hem with a serger or a sewing machine - Craftsy My suggestion is to go and read it straight away, just to be sure you learn all the tricks I have to share with you.


When you’re done reading it (please leave me a comment there, I will love you forever <3!) come back here to see (and re-Pin) some of the cutest inspiring projects (all featuring lettuce hem) I’ve found while scanning the web: it’s a hard job, but it has to be done 😉

As a rule of thumb, remember to sew the lettuce hem to a stretch knit in its most stretchy direction: easy peasy!

They’re listed in no particular order and most of them are inspiration only (no tutorial included); some are affiliate links.

Each image will send you to the corresponding pin so you’ll be able to repin it, if you like, or reach the original source.

Here’s my collection: what’s your favorite?

PS: Prefer having a lettuce hem garment without even sewing? Check my selection of Amazon Products for RTW clothing 

Lettuce Hem round-up

Enchantress Hooded Maxi Jacket - Blac Coat with lettuce hem - The Pyramid Collection
turning outgrown tights into fun leggings
Dance Skirt Tutorial by Sew Green Mama
Sofilantjes Iridis dress
Clever sweater refashion - Inspiration
Curly Sue - Lettuce hem curly dress tutorial by delia creates
Ella Sarah Boutique Mulberribush
Dahlia Dress - Pillowcase Dress - Free Patterns by Two Little Hooligans
Kavio! Junior Boat Neck Lettuce Edge Long Sleeve Top Baby Pink/Black
ModKid Free pattern and video tutorial lettuce hem tank
Floaty Fairy Skirt by stickyneon on Etsy
Daisi Jainie quick project | a rumply, undulating fabric & fleece scarf.
sunnybrook farm denim pants upcycled into a skirt