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Tips & Techniques > Serge your ribbing while your garment is flat

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Posted on: 8/28/08 6:40 PM
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This is another great tip I read somewhere (I'm almost certain it can be credited to Nancy Zieman).

Put your shirt together at one shoulder (or if it has raglan sleeves--at 3 seams). While it is flat, serge your neck binding on the neck line. (I find it easiest to place if I've notched center front, shoulders and center back on both the shirt and the ribbing.) Then serge the remaining shoulder seam, all the way up the ribbing.

You can do cuffs the same way.

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Mufffet said... (8/29/08 8:36 AM) Reply
Great tip!
Claire_D. said... (8/29/08 7:29 AM) Reply
thanks, I'm getting ready to sew some ribbing this week!
priscilla said... (8/29/08 6:31 AM) Reply
Great tip! Seems so logical ,thanks for passing this tip on!
JenSews2 said... (8/29/08 0:08 AM) Reply
Excellent idea. I think I'll try that next time!
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