Sunday, June 14, 2009

SMALL RULLER :_- A small transparent ruler of 6 " length divided

into 1/8 " or 1/6 " divisions on one side and centimeters on the other

side is useful for measuring small distances for tucks , hems , facings , etc .

HEM GUAGE :---A six inch guage can be made of cardboard or bought from

the shop . It is used as a measuring guide for making width

of hems , pleats , seams allowances etc accurately. notches are

provided at regular intervals along the guage . one edge of

the notch is at right angles of the straight edge of the guage

while the other edge is slanted while measuring or marking

use the straight ( not slanted ) edge of the notch as the guides .

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