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Make Padded Seams to Prevent Seam Allowance Impressions - Threads Magazine

Make Padded Seams to Prevent Seam Allowance Impressions

Make lightweight padded seams for your wool garments to avoid seam allowance impressions from ironing

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Make Padded Seams to Prevent Seam Allowance Impressions

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Sometimes seams need to be bound. Other times they need to be topstitched. Here, I'll show you how the two elements have been combined to produce an elegant seam finish.

Combine Topstitching and Binding for an Elegant Seam Finish

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Preventing these seam allowance impressions is one of the biggest challenges of sewing fine wool garments, and their occurrence on a beautiful garment you've just spent hours creating can be heartbreaking. Seam imprinting is a particular problem with trousers and skirts that don't include a protective underlining.

Make Padded Seams to Prevent Seam Allowance Impressions

Preventing these seam allowance impressions is one of the biggest challenges of sewing fine wool garments, and their occurrence on a beautiful garment you've just spent hours creating can be heartbreaking. Seam imprinting is a particular problem with trousers and skirts that don't include a protective underlining.

Macacão de alcinha | DIY - molde, corte e costura - Marlene Mukai

Macacão de alcinha | DIY - molde, corte e costura - Marlene Mukai

Tips (and troubleshooting wonky side seams and/or hems) for sewing bias skirt

pattern ~ scissors ~ cloth: The Ruby Slip - Sewing the Bias Skirt. Great tips on sewing a bias cut, and troubleshooting!

Wrap the strip for a Hong Kong seam.

Seam Finishes for Silks

Tame the slinkiest of fabrics with these finishing techniques: French seam, double zigzag, turned and stitched seam, Hong Kong seam, and serged seam.

Tutorial: Different types of seam finishes #tutorial #sewing

Seam Finishes Simplified

No overlocker/serger? No problem! I wish I'd seen this tutorial for seam finishes years ago! Reminds me of my Home Ec classes from many years ago!

Self-bound seam has a similar effect to a French seam and is perfect for sheer fabrics.

The self-bound seam has a similar effect to a French seam. It’s a great technique on sheer fabrics where you can see the underside of the seam.

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Make Padded Seams to Prevent Seam Allowance Impressions - Threads

Make Padded Seams to Prevent Seam Allowance Impressions - Threads for Wool Garments

Make Padded Seams to Prevent Seam Allowance Impressions

Without padding, seam allowances can create imprints on a garments right side when pressed.

How to Widen a Slot-Seam Opening - Threads, Mary Ray

How to Widen a Slot-Seam Opening

Contributing editor Mary Ray shares her method for widening slot-seam openings to uncover the underlay. Learn how to turn this otherwise basic construction element into a unique and unexpected embellishment.

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