How to Sew the Invisible Ladder Stitch for Professional Results

At some point in your sewing life, you're probably going to come across a project where, after you turn it right-side out, you're left with a small gap in your seam! There are several ways to close this gap, but the most commonly used methods (machine edge-stitching and whip-stitching) leave a very sightly, unprofessional finish. The absolute best method is the ladder stitch, which if done correctly, is almost entirely invisible! So let's find out just how that's done:


  1. Thanks, I've always struggled with this. I just made some baby blocks and was having problems closing them up invisibly.