Ezy-Hem Gauge w/ Metric Measurements

Item Number: 11023 UPC: 072879291483 Categories: ,

The Dritz Ezy-Hem Gauge is a clever measuring tool with a variety of uses for garment and home sewing projects.

  • Includes both US/imperial and metric measurements
  • No pinning, measuring or basting
  • Made in the USA
  • Designed in 1959 by Edna Bryte Bishop, originator of the Bishop Method of Clothing Construction. Bishop’s method of sewing revolutionized apparel sewing for the home sewist by teaching grainline techniques and streamlining processes.
  • Hems: 1/4″ to 4″ on a straight edge and a 1/4″ to 2-1/2″ on a curved edge
    Patterns & Alterations
    Patches & Appliques: turn and press edges before stitching in place
    Belts & Waistbands: turn and press edges
  • Tips: Use with a steam iron. Always test fabric sample for proper heat and moisture. Protect fabrics that water spot with a press cloth.

Quantity: 1 pc

Press all hems from the fold up. This eliminates ridge marks on the right side of fabric.

Please note that Ezy-Hem® Gauge may be hot while pressing.

For straight hems:

  1. Turn up fabric along hem line; insert Ezy-Hem® Gauge and press.
  2. Move gauge along hem line and continue pressing.

For curved hems:

  1. To ease hems, stitch 1/4″ from raw edge, using a basting stitch.
  2. Turn up fabric along hem line; insert Ezy-Hem® Gauge. Using a pin, pull up stitches every few inches until hem lies flat; press.
Dimensions 5221079 in

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