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Stitch; then steam press to remove the stabilizer. Shorten the stitch length when stitching curves. Do not backstitch; knot the thread ends. Seams: Bind seams with flesh-colored chiffon to make them inconspicuous. When both sides of the garment will show, use French or faux French seams. Darts: Trim dart take-up to 1⁄4" (6mm) and overcast by hand or zigzag (W,2-L,2) the edges. Edge Finishes: Replace facings with bindings, edge to edge linings, or underlinings to avoid unattractive shadows. Buttonholes: To stitch machine buttonholes, sandwich the georgette between two layers of water soluble stabilizer.
Edge Finishes: Understitch or topstitch to prevent facings from rolling to the outside. For a ready-to-wear look, use medium-weight Lycra-blend knits to bind edges or finish edges with ribbing. Closures: Stabilize buttonhole area and zipper opening with fusible interfacing. Stitch machine buttonholes on lengthwise grain when possible. Hems: To prevent rippling, fuse a strip of lightweight knit interfacing to the hem allowance. Turn under and machine stitch using an even-feed foot. Fold the hem to the right side for a decorative effect.
5-3mm (8-10spi); topstitching – 3-4mm (6-8spi). Tension: Lightly balanced; light pressure. Feet: Teflon, roller, even feed, zigzag. Sewing Basics Test Garment: Depends on garment design and quality. Fabric Prep: Not required. Layout: Without nap, double layer. Seams: Plain (pressed open or closed), topstitched, strap, non-woven flat fell. Seam/Hem Finishes: None. Edge Finishes: Facings (self, contrast, faux suede, ribbon), bindings, ribbings, bands. Closures: Buttonholes (machine, bound, inseam), toggles, snaps, hook/loop tape, zippers (machine, decorative, invisible).