hemmer definition

  • noun:
    • one that, or whatever, hems.
    • A device, mounted on a sewing machine, that converts on the edge of a fabric before sewing it down
    • A tool for switching across edge of sheet metal to produce a hem.
    • An attachment to a sewing machine, for switching in side of a piece of textile, preparatory to sewing it down.
    • something for turning on the edge of sheet metal to help make a hem.
    • One who or what hems; particularly, an attachment or adjunct to a sewing-machine by way of which a hem is made.

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