Online Sewing Class: Blueprints to Blue Jeans
SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login

Tips & Techniques > Part 5: Seam Allowances

Viewed 1151 times
Posted by: sewingsilly
photo

 
 
About sewingsilly star
FL USA
Member since: 1/29/10
Reviews: 56 (tips: 19)
Skill level:Expert/Couture
Favored by: 9 people
more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 6/24/13 9:54 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people   Very Helpful by 4 people   
Web site/URL: photo
Part 5: in my Pattern Fitting Series, "My Approach to Successful Pattern Fitting". This segment focuses on Seam Allowances and shares the importance of maintaining proper seam allowance in sewing and selecting the right size seam allowance for a particular seam. Seam allowances may not "seem" that important, however if you are working on this fitting series toward a goal of a well fitting pattern, maintaining seam allowance accuracy is very important. By adding just 1/16" to your seam allowance when sewing a princess line pattern could be a loss of 7/8". The point of this segment is to make you aware of seam allowances in a way you may not have thought about before. Hope you find it helpful.

<< Previous    Next >>

Merchants on PR

Reconstructing History


Historical Patterns
Web site

O! Jolly! Shop


Sweater knit fabrics
Web site

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques


1 Comments
Login to Add a Comment
Laurie Lou said... (6/24/13 3:12 PM) Reply
Helpful post for the importance of seam allowances. Especialy where a good fit is important . Thanks!
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Create a Jacket Muslin
Create a Jacket Muslin

Class Details

Online Class
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Class Details

TAILORED JACKET - A CD Book by Kenneth King

TAILORED JACKET - A CD Book by Kenneth King

Pattern Details
You Sew Girl Sling Pattern

You Sew Girl Sling Pattern

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.