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How to Sew Sheer Fabrics

Threads magazine - 172 - April/May 2014

Sheer fabrics have a reputation for being difficult. They can slip and slide while being cut, get caught in the sewing machine, or cause problems with thread tension. Let me share my sewing secrets for sheers with you, so there’s no need to keep your distance. You’ll learn how to create beautiful narrow hems and edges, determine appropriate seam treatments, and successfully add buttonholes to any sheer fabric. Soon you’ll embrace these textiles, which are just as much fun to sew as they are to wear.

Click on the PDF link below to see the full article by Lyla Messinger, published in Threads #172 (April/May 2014).

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