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Smooth Curved Seam

submitted by Lois Pitcher
from Threads #134

Here’s a tip for sewing two curved pieces together. First, clip the edges of the concave piece. While sewing them together, pull the edge of the concave piece until it’s even with the convex piece, using the large tweezers that come with your serger.

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  1. kreativelady | | #1

    Iam instructing a class for children, and need help with a peasant blouse. I have the sleeve and the bottom of the blouse attached to the nightgown/blouse pattern.
    I need to sew crved edge to make "a puff sleeve. The pattern shows puff sleeve with elastic top??? "also the neck is illustrated with a seam for elastic casing??? Then attached the gown at the bottom to complete? Help, kreative lady
    Help I have tried everything, it does not look right to me.

  2. kreativelady | | #2

    Kreativelady again.

    ps. I have (3) pattern pieces for this peasant blouse. I have constructed the sleeves, and about to attach the "extra" curve from the sleeve.I have tried to fit it in the dress, but can't seem to understand the directions to add this piece... I attached the 2 pices in the arm area.

    The pattern shows a seam on neck for eleastic, plus elastic is also added to the puff sleeve. This does not look right to me. Again I appreciate this help. kreativelady.

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    _nikki_ | | #3

    Hi kreativelady,
    Have you tried posting your problem in Gatherings? The link at the top of the page will take you over to the Gatherings forums where I'm sure many skilled sewers will be more than happy to help you out. that way you can create a whole discussion regarding your trouble since it seems so involved.

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