[Sewing] [SCoW] Blind hem machine?

Lulu Lin-Ott lu2lin at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 20:34:15 UTC 2010

Isn't there a way to do this with a regular sewing machine? Or I am thinking
of something else...


On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>wrote:

> What is people's opinion on getting one of these for Noisebridge?  My
> coworker is selling hers for $200, which is $100 less than the cheapest
> price I've found online.  It's in excellent condition, hardly used.
> It's an RX-518, which is not an industrial machine but is a commercial
> one, meaning it's intended for professionals like alterations or drapery
> shops.  So it's gonna be plenty heavy duty for us.
> What do you all think?  Should we band together and buy it?  I'm in for
> $30 easily, anyone else think this would be useful?
> Rachel
> For those who don't know, a blind hem machine only does hems, but it
> does them really fast, really accurately, and nearly invisibly.  Check
> the bottom of a pair of dress pants - that's what it does.
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