Hot Hemmer Giveaway: Easy Binding, Miters, Hems

Lazies, One of the most basic tasks in sewing just got easier. How often do you measure, fold and press while sewing? Whether it’s binding, mitered corners, hems, or pleats; in quilting, apparel or home dec – these are all basically hems in one form or another. The Hot Hemmer is a tool I wish I had when I started sewing. It allows you to measure, fold and press in one step! Read on for details, a video demo and a giveaway. (Edit: the giveaway is over.)

Hot Hemmer by Joan Hawley for Clover Needlecraft, item 7806

What is a Hot Hemmer
The Hot Hemmer is a new tool in my Press Perfect line from Clover Needlecraft. It’s a 6″ x 5″ ruler printed on a nylon fiberboard that can handle heat and steam. That means you can iron right on this little cutie and it can take the heat! It’s strong, yet flexible and the surface has a little grip to help control your fabric. There are a lot of features and information on this little gem.


Video Demo
This is the demo I do when I’m on the road with Clover and Press Perfect. We introduced the Hot Hemmer at the Sew Expo in Puyallup, WA recently and sold out in the first hour of a four day show! It was crazy! This video is from Quilt Market in Houston last October, so there is some noise in the background.

This short video is a great intro to the tool and covers the Hot Hemmer basics.

Time Saver!
With the Hot Hemmer, I was able to fold, measure and press hems in my pant legs in about two minutes. No more measuring, marking, pinning and mysteries. Because of its size, I can measure a span of up to 6″ at once. It’s a totally different ball game than measuring at several points along a hem and hoping they all match up. It’s quick, awesome and accurate. I keep my Hot Hemmer at my ironing board so it’s always handy.

Not Just For Hems
Pillowcases, table runners and placemats – border, binding, miters and hems.
Pleats and tucks on apparel or home dec.
Round and press the corner on a patch pocket.
Measure two directions at once to box the bottom of bags.

Here’s a tip
I use a water soluble pen when using the Hot Hemmer to mark something. That way, if I accidentally get a mark on the Hemmer, it will come off with water – nice! I do the same when working with the ironing board or mat.



One winner will be selected to receive one Hot Hemmer item 7806 from Clover Needlecraft.

Enter To Win
– Enter by using Rafflecopter below.
– One winner will be chosen.
– Giveaway ends Saturday May 3, 2014.
– I’ll contact the winner via email.

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Thanks for joining in on the fun of the Hot Hemmer and Press Perfect.

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275 Responses to “Hot Hemmer Giveaway: Easy Binding, Miters, Hems”

  1. Jeannie D — April 29, 2014 @ 2:27 pm

    Brilliant idea! If I don’t win, I will surely pick one up at my LFS when available.

  2. Shawn — April 29, 2014 @ 2:33 pm

    What a great idea. Thanks for the chance to win.

  3. KathieH — April 29, 2014 @ 2:37 pm

    I have one and love it; use it all the time! If I win, I’ll give it to my sister-in-law as she is the one who convinced me to learn how to quilt!

  4. Jean Robb — April 29, 2014 @ 2:39 pm

    Looks like a great tool,thanks for the nice giveaway!

  5. Jeanette west — April 29, 2014 @ 2:40 pm

    I love it!!! It would be perfect for doing lazy handbag straps!!!!! I’m shop hopping with a friend this week and sure hope one of the stores has this!!

  6. Harriet Cook — April 29, 2014 @ 2:42 pm

    What a great tool! If I don’t win I hope I can find it at Joann ETC!

  7. Cheryl — April 29, 2014 @ 2:45 pm

    Love all your products, can’t afford them very often. Would love to have this hemmer, miter, binder product. Thanks so much for all the great instructions you post.

  8. Deb H. — April 29, 2014 @ 3:06 pm

    What a neat tool!

  9. Libby — April 29, 2014 @ 3:15 pm

    What a great tool! It would get a lot of use in my sewing room!

  10. Lisle — April 29, 2014 @ 3:23 pm

    love it! I iron on everything, so it’ll be nice to have something made for it!

  11. Jan — April 29, 2014 @ 3:34 pm

    Wow, this tool is amazing. Thank you for the chance to win.

  12. Norma Oldham — April 29, 2014 @ 3:36 pm

    This looks like a handy tool. Will look for it when I’m fabric shopping.

  13. Phyllis — April 29, 2014 @ 3:37 pm

    This looks awesome – sure could make good use of one!

  14. Cheryl M — April 29, 2014 @ 3:50 pm

    Looks like a neat little gadget that I must have!

  15. Janet B — April 29, 2014 @ 3:51 pm

    WOW – Wish I had been able to use this for all the hems, etc., I’ve done through the years. Can’t wait to try it!

  16. Char — April 29, 2014 @ 4:19 pm

    such a simple looking tool, yet very useful!

  17. teri c — April 29, 2014 @ 4:37 pm

    I love this idea! Wish I had the hot hemmer right now.

  18. Kathy M — April 29, 2014 @ 4:42 pm

    What an awesome tool. Would be helpful with a lot of different projects.

  19. Donna — April 29, 2014 @ 4:51 pm

    Oh this would make all my hemming jobs so quick. Would love to add this to my tool box!

  20. Betsy — April 29, 2014 @ 4:52 pm

    Looks like a time saver I would love to own.

  21. Sharon perry — April 29, 2014 @ 4:54 pm

    Looks like a easy tool to use, cant wait to get one!

  22. Patricia M — April 29, 2014 @ 4:55 pm


  23. Jeaniechampagne — April 29, 2014 @ 4:57 pm

    Love this gadget – a must have…. Winning one would be a fabulous surprise!

  24. Jeannie Spencer — April 29, 2014 @ 4:59 pm

    I can’t wait to use one of the hot hemmer.

  25. Virginia — April 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

    This looks wonderful! Simple yet effective…

  26. DebrafromMD — April 29, 2014 @ 5:15 pm

    I am about to begin making new curtains for the entire first floor of my house. I could really use one of these tools.

  27. Hilda Magilow — April 29, 2014 @ 5:16 pm

    Hey, Joan. I’ve been following you for years and love your designs and products. I have used several of your bag patterns and love all of them. I haver sold several and people just love them. This Press Perfect is sooooo cool. I would really love to have one and, if I don’t win it, I will go out and find it where Clover is sold here in Kansas City, or I will order it from you. I have a Cinco de Mayo Birthday (May 5) and this would be a very, very nice birthday present. Thanks for sharing.

  28. Susan — April 29, 2014 @ 5:21 pm

    This tool looks great, I sure hope I win!!

  29. Victoria — April 29, 2014 @ 5:57 pm

    Looks like a wonderful asset

  30. Paula Blair — April 29, 2014 @ 6:10 pm

    I would love to play with this one.

  31. Nancy Arneson — April 29, 2014 @ 6:25 pm

    Would love to have this pressing tool. It is something I would use a lot! Thank you for the opportunity to enter for a chance to win one!

  32. Lynne Tilley — April 29, 2014 @ 6:25 pm

    Now this looks like a tool we ALL need! Thanks for the giveaway

  33. Mary — April 29, 2014 @ 6:34 pm

    Looks very useful. Can’t wait to try it!

  34. Joan Davidson — April 29, 2014 @ 6:38 pm

    This sounds like an awesome tool. I can see that it would be useful in many applications

  35. Carol Karnes — April 29, 2014 @ 6:58 pm

    Hi Joan. Love your Hot Hemmer. Where were you when I started sewing!! One way or another I will get one of these…hate hems!!

  36. Naomi Wrighy — April 29, 2014 @ 7:05 pm

    I love this gadget and would love to own one.

  37. Linda Theriault — April 29, 2014 @ 7:22 pm

    Great little tool can’t wait to get one.

  38. Vicky Morrow — April 29, 2014 @ 7:25 pm

    This is a fantastic idea! I love it! Thanks for the chance to win! I hope I win! I hope I win! I hope I win!

  39. Gwen Krukoski — April 29, 2014 @ 7:32 pm

    All of your tools work so well. I hope I win one!!

  40. Rita Wahl — April 29, 2014 @ 7:39 pm

    I love this product!

  41. Cynthia — April 29, 2014 @ 7:43 pm

    Not sure I am doing this correctly. Love Lazy Girl….

  42. Valerie B. — April 29, 2014 @ 7:46 pm

    Looks like a wonderful tool!!

  43. Catscy — April 29, 2014 @ 7:57 pm

    That’s is the “awesomest” toy ever! Can’t wait to get my mitts on one!

  44. Ruth — April 29, 2014 @ 8:01 pm

    This is genius. Could have used it yesterday.

  45. Marty Askins — April 29, 2014 @ 8:04 pm

    This is a very nifty looking tool. I know I sure could use it.

  46. Jennifer — April 29, 2014 @ 8:17 pm

    What a great tool!

  47. Monique — April 29, 2014 @ 8:18 pm

    Now isn’t that the handy dandiest tool. Because I know how to quilt, I can do hems right? LOL!!

  48. Tammy Joyce — April 29, 2014 @ 8:32 pm

    This is an awesome little gadget. I think a must have.

  49. Rina — April 29, 2014 @ 8:38 pm

    Back in the 70’s I had a tool for hemming that was made of metal and used for hems but it wasn’t nearly as functional as this. Would love to win it.

  50. Dorothy Smietana — April 29, 2014 @ 8:39 pm

    This would help me with the small sewing projects that I like to make.