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The extra length at the hem was slimming, and the tailored cut made it look less casual.
On another occasion, my ultra-baggy, too-long pair ripped along the hem, caught on my boot, and sent me tumbling face-first into a tree.
The hem is long enough to tuck in or leave loose, and thanks to the shirt’s roomy cut, it didn’t gape at the chest.
Here was one sister curled up happily against a big tree, setting tiny stitches into a very straight hem.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
I supply Ne lak (defect) in hem, to make some sense; the F. text does not help here.
Mrs. McAllister, finding out in some way that Violet was a clever seamstress, sent home fine linen handkerchiefs for her to hem.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Fold the front at the first pattern row, and hem it to form the scallop at the edge.
Hilda left the road, with a trace of its red dust on the hem of her skirt, and struck out into the Maidan.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
The stick in the hem on the lower edge of the shade is supplied with a screweye, A, at each end.
The welkin rang with applause, while Lazaref kissed his benefactor's hands and the hem of his coat.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE

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