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antrad | Posted in General Sewing Info on

Hello all,

Does anyone know the correct term for the technique where, for example, a double thickness yoke is joined to the body of a garment by inserting the single piece of material between the pieces of the yoke and then stitching through all thicknesses?

Thanks for any help

Anne

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  1. Evamarie | | #1

    Hi Anne, I've shared your

    Response from Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam: This is called the “burrito” method. The yoke pieces are positioned right sides together with the body of the garment rolled between them and the seam edges aligned. Both the front and back body pieces can be rolled and inserted in this way. You can also attach the sleeves in the same way and then turn everything right side out  through the open neckline.

    We hope this helps!

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