Video: How to Clip Curves Accurately
Threads Sewing Tips: Clipping Curved Seam Allowances
Clipping seam allowance curves requires care to ensure that you don’t clip too far and cut the stitching by mistake. It’s easy to go too far with small scissors. Instead, try using a sharp craft knife. This method is more precise, and it’s faster than using scissors.
Reader tip by Pamela Beach, Dearborn, Michigan, which was featured in Threads #129, Feb./March 2007.
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