Video: Conquering Inset Corners
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with Shirley Smith
Seamlines that incorporate sharp inside corners are cropping up in more and more patterns these days, including most designs with gussets, all shawl collars and some full-roll collars, and many designs with insets of one sort or another, such as bands. In this video, sewing teacher Shirley Smith demonstrates her technique for creating a crisp, 90-degree corner, but the process works for corners of any angle. The only out-of-the-ordinary supply you’ll need is a scrap of Swiss cotton organdy.
For more more on Shirley’s technique and sources for organdy, see her article “Conquering Inset Corners” in the June/July 2002 issue of Threads (#101).