Today it’s all about seams. Learn how to make seams that are strong and professional looking with these six seam tutorials from our archives.
how to do a faux flatlock seam
Shelley shows us how she tinkered with the tension settings on her overlocker to get a pretend flatlock seam. See an example of the results on an Oliver + S Field Trip Raglan T-shirt modified into a dress.
Have you ever wondered how to make the perfect flat-felled seam? Here’s how you can do it.
Note: today we continue the series of seam finishing tutorials by April Henry that we started last summer. Bias Binding is a strip of material cut on the bias for extra stretch and often doubled. It is used for binding …
pinking finished seams
Here’s how to finish your seams using pinking. It’s a quick and easy way to achieve a nice finish.
straight-stitch seam finishing
A finished seam is a technique used to secure the raw edge of the fabric exposed within the seam allowance. Finishing seams provides stability to the seam and overall garment, prevents unraveling, while also making a hand-made garment look professional. …
French seams give the wrong side of a garment a clean, finished appearance. This is an especially useful finish for very lightweight or sheer fabrics where a zigzagged or serged seam allowance might be visible. But it can also help …
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