Finishing Methods In Sewing

For simple finishes, the edges of the seam allowances may be stitched and pinked; zigzagged; turned under for 3 mm (Ye inch) and then stitched; blanket-stitched Or overcast. French seam This is a good seam finish for fine fabrics and for items frequently washed, such as blouses, nightwear and pillowcases. The edges are completely enclosed. … Read more

Sewing Seams

A plain seam is the most usual way of joining one piece of fabric to another. It may be machine-stitched or back-stitched by hand. The edges of the fabric should then be neatened to prevent fraying. There are various neatening methods for different fabrics and garments. Decide the finishing method before beginning the seam, as … Read more