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  • Eleanor started the topic Finishing the rise in the forum oliver + s: sandbox 1 year ago

    I’m making these for the first time and they are adorable! I was wondering why, when finishing the rise, we are instructed to clip the seam between the notches and simply press open the rest of the seam, rather than finish the entire seam (steps 7 & 8 of Assemble the Pants Panels)? I’m a new sewer, so I’m inquiring just for my own edification.…[Read more]

  • Last weekend I made a pair of Playtime leggings, which was only my second time ever sewing with knits. I was feeling very smug – I read the pattern instructions which said to use a zigzag or a stretch stich, so I pulled out my sewing machine manual and found a good stretch stitch, remembered to put in a ball point needle, and did some test…[Read more]

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