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Use Slot Seams to Embellish Garments

Photo: Jack Deutsch

The mention of slot seams brings to mind tailored vintage garments made from worsted wools or crisp linens, with precise lines and impeccable construction. But they can be used in any type of garment, whether formal or casual. You can use unexpected fabric underlays, change the seam's shape, embellish the seam with thread and stitching, and slice patterns to create opportunities for slot seams. Let your imagination go and create your own variations on the slot seam with Mary ray in this article from Threads #168.

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