Saturday, March 19, 2011

A little hint

For those of you who are new to sewing, I thought I'd drop a little hint on how to stitch two pieces together when one is pointed and the other squared.  In this case, it is a seam attaching the sleeve to the front bodice in Louise Cutting's shirt pattern By Popular Demand.

What you need to do is overlap the two pieces like this:

To get it right, have the seam exactly at 5/8" on the pointy piece:

And when you're done, you will have a nice rounded edge like this:

1 comment:

Sis said...

That makes sense - the pieces match up at the seam line, not necessarily the cutting line! I can hardly wait to see the finished project!