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Posted on: 7/25/06 3:42 PM
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We all have those little hills and valleys in the hip and thigh area. Here's a tip to smooth out the side seam silhouette on pants. Press the side seam allowances open. Cut a 1 inch strip of interfacing that's as long as the area from waist to knee. Fuse this strip to the open side allowance. Press on the outside for a smooth, sleek look.

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Penny Carlson said...
It's a good idea...and it's in one of Sandra Betzina's books.
7/25/06 9:28 PM
AliceB said...
I was thinking Sandra Betzina too. :)
7/26/06 0:09 AM
jeanharville said...
Thanks for the tip. I'm going to do that to my RTW as well. jean
7/26/06 9:19 AM
 
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