Learn how to hem oddly shaped objects with bias tape.
I'm going to teach you a super simple way to hem things. You can use this method on just about any sewing project. It works really great for odd shaped objects though. This tutorial will be great for all my beginning sewers. You'll learn how to guide fabric in tight spaces, how to keep your fabric and bias tape lined up, and how to cut shapes out.
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Fold your fabric or fabric scrap in half. Fold your heart template in half as well. Pin the heart template on the fold of the fabric. Cut. When you open the piece you cut, you should have a full heart shape.
TIP: If you don't have a heart template (or template for the object you'd like to make) simply draw one out or find an image you like online. Print out the image you like, place it underneath some heavy duty interfacing and trace around it. Cut it out and you have a cutting template. Interfacing works better than poster board or newspaper because it won't rip and you can pin it to fabric easier.
When you get to the middle of the heart, make sure to push the bias tape down into the grove of the center of the heart. Just take your time, this does take a bit of practice. I usually have to lift the presser foot and adjust the direction of the heart a couple of times to get the right shape.