what stitch is most commonly used for hemming?
The most commonly used stitch for hemming garments is the "blind hem stitch." This stitch is designed to be nearly invisible from the right side of the fabric, providing a clean and professional finish. It involves securing the folded hem in place while taking small, barely visible stitches on the outer side of the garment. The blind hem stitch can be done by hand or using a sewing machine with a blind hem foot, which helps guide the stitches accurately. This technique allows the hem to lay flat and provides a neat and seamless appearance.