Sewing School Day 17 ~ French & Flat Fell Seams

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  Yesterday, we discussed plain seams and how to finish them.  Today, I am going to show you how to do french, faux french, and flat fell seams.  These are often used on shear fabrics, jeans, and children’s clothing. FRENCH SEAM 1) With WRONG sides together, stitch a 1/4″ seam. 2) Press seam allowance to… 

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Summer Separates

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  Last year I made the dress from Sew Beautiful’s Summer Separate’s pattern (Read my pattern review, and see the dress here).  I really liked the pattern and I couldn’t wait to make the top and pants.  Well, about a year later, I have finally gotten around to it!  And I adore it!   I wasn’t sure… 

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Pinning! Linky Party

  Welcome to “Pinning!” A Weekly Pinterest Link-Up & Hop (Share pins, meet others who love “Pinning”, get inspired!) First Time? It’s simple just follow these rules:  Please follow your hosts: Courtney & Kimberly & Our Lovely Guest Host:  April from Wildflowers and Whimsy!     then  Link up your favorite pins post for the week… 

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