Tutorial : French seam, flat french seam and flat felled seam.
Pin wrong sides together and place in sewing machine at 1.5 cm seam allowance and sew the entire seam.
Trim the seam allowance down to 0.5 cm
Press the seam allowance flat to one side, on the right side.
Pin the layres right sides together, along the pressed edge.
Into the sewing machine again sew the entire seam, with 1 cm seam allowance.
Press on the wrong side of the French seam to one side. Press also on the side and you've done.
I would like a flat seam, so I proceed further, adding one more seam.
Now I go on with the flat felled seam. Two layers of fabric, wrong sides together.
Pin the layers together.
Sew the entire seam at 1,5 cm seam allowance.
Press seam open.
Trim one side of the seam allowance to 0.3 cm.
Fold and press flat the wider seam allowance over the narrower one.
Here it is.
Dark blue: flat fetted seam and light blue:flat French seam. What do you think? Which one is best?
The other side. Dark blue: flat fetted seam and light blue:flat French seam. What do you think? Which one is best?
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