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A Trick for Working with Raw Silk

Look at the raveling. Its a nosebleed to sew!
 Thread trace the cutting lines through both layers of fabric.
Heres a close-up of the loops of the thread tracing.
Look at the raveling. Its a nosebleed to sew!

Look at the raveling. It's a nosebleed to sew!

Recently, I purchased some raw silk for a spring jacket, even though I knew that it was problematic to sew. The issue with this kind of silk is with raveling – the seam allowances practically jump apart once you cut. Here's a trick that will help with that.

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