Video Length: 00:28
Produced by: Victoria North and Evamarie Gomez
Threads author Sandra Miller shares her simple techniques for sewing common seam finishes in Threadsissue 165 (February/March 2013) and in issue 166 (April/May 2013). In this quick video-tutorial, we bring one of her techniques to life and demonstrate how to stitch together seam allowances. This finish is extremely useful when working with knits to keep edges flat and crisp. Try this method to achieve great looking and durable seam allowances.
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