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Video: An Alternative to Clipping Seam Allowances

Threads magazine - 189 - Feb./Mar. 2017 Issue

Evamarie Gomez and Carol Fresia; Videographer: Jeff Roos

To make a smooth seam along a curved edge such as a neckline or armhole, you need to control the seam allowances. To learn how to keep them flat without compromising the curve, watch this video extra from Threads no. 189 (February/March 2017).

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  1. User avater FirstSnow January 6th

    Very helpful tutorial. I will use this instead of clipping.

  2. User avater yourwildestseams December 21st

    Have been secretly doing this for years - now I don't feel so guilty about it! A very helpful technique for corsetry and lingerie work. Thanks again!

  3. user-6108568 December 20th

    i know the answer it to understitch on bias necklines... but this is brilliant. thanks.

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