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Understand Turn of Cloth

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In sewing, many parts of a garment can be influenced by the turn-of-cloth-center front edges, cuffs, pocket flaps, to name a few-but it's most obvious in rolled collars and lapels. Every fabric has different turn-of-cloth requirements. The heavier the fabric, the more turn-of-cloth is required. For the best results, calculate the amount to allow for turn-of-cloth based on the fabric you're using. Once you've applied turn-of-cloth considerations with these tips, see how this simple effort pays off.

From Threads #131

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