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How to Sew a French Seam

Video Length: 00:51
Produced by: Evamarie Gomez

Threads author Sandra Miller shares her simple techniques for sewing common seam finishes in Threads issue 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 sew a French seam. French seams work best on sheer, lightweight fabrics. The narrower you make them, the more professional they look.

Also, don't miss Sandra's techniques for sewing other common seam finishes.

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