How to Stitch Together Seam Allowances | Video
Threads author Sandra Miller shares her simple techniques for sewing common seam finishes in Threads #165 (February/March 2013) and in #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.
Also, don’t miss Sandra’s techniques for sewing other common seam finishes. Sandra is a sewing teacher, pattern designer and tester for Cutting Line Designs, and she has authored many articles for Threads.
French seams work best on sheer, lightweight fabrics. The narrower you make them, the more professional they look. Learn how to sew a French seam with this quick video tutorial.
A serger trims and overlocks the seam allowances separately or together as it stitches.
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