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How to Sew Sheer Fabrics

Threads magazine - 172 - April/May 2014 Issue
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It may not seem easy to sew with sheer fabric, but a few simple technniques from this article by Lyla Messinger from Threads #172 can change all that. Sheer fabrics have a reputation for being difficult. They can slip and slide while being cut, get caught in the sewing machine, or cause problems with thread tension. Let me share my sewing secrets for sheers with you, so there’s no need to keep your distance. You’ll learn how to create beautiful narrow hems and edges, determine appropriate seam treatments, and successfully add buttonholes to any sheer fabric. Soon you’ll embrace these textiles, which are just as much fun to sew as they are to wear.

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