You have made it to the final steps of sewing your Victory Tank! Only your hem is left, and then you are ready to wear your Victory!

STITCH MAIN HEM GUIDE & FOLD UP EDGE

Prep the main tank hem by stitching a fold guide at 1/4″ (0.6 cm). I prefer sewing a hem guide when sewing a double-turn hem. You can always just press up your hem without a guide if you prefer

A hem guide is shown sewn at 1/4" from edge.

Press wrong sides together.

1/4" is shown being pressed to wrong side.

FOLD AGAIN & HEM MAIN

Fold the main hem up again at 3/8″ (1 cm).

An iron and small ruler are shown on a folded fabric edge.

Pin in place.

Pins are shown along the pressed hem of main fabric.

Sew from the wrong side, edgestitching the double-folded hem in place. Make sure your bobbin thread matches the right side of your garment. Press the hem. Next, you’ll repeat these steps for the lining.

A close up of sewn hem on main fabric.

SITCH LINING HEM GUIDE & FOLD EDGE UP

Prep the lining tank hem by stitching a fold guide at 1/4″ (0.6 cm). Press the hem up 1/4″ (0.6 cm), wrong sides together.

A hem guide is shown sewn at 1/4" from edge.

FOLD AGAIN & HEM LINING

Fold the lining hem up again at 3/8″ (1 cm).

An iron and small ruler are shown on a folded fabric edge.

Pin in place.

The hem of lining fabric is shown folded up and pinned.

Sew from the wrong side, edgestitching the double-folded hem in place. Make sure your bobbin thread matches your lining fabric.

Sewn hem of lining is shown

Give your garment a final press.

View A Finished Tank
View B Finished Tank

That’s it, you are all finished with your Victory Tank! We hope you found this Sew-Along helpful!

Victory Sew Along Posts: Getting Started | Sew Darts and Center Back | Sew Neckline A | Sew Neckline B | Sew Armholes & Side Seams | Sew the Hem


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