Circular Hem / Seam Binding
Learn a very special technique that is used in the couture when hemming a circular hem.
We will teach you the proper hem allowance, how to sew a gathering stitch and then how to best sew your seam binding for a flat hem look.
We will also teach you the correct hand stitching technique as well as how to shrink your fabric for a perfect looking hem.
|2||Circular Flare Pattern & Cut Fabric||1-8|
|3||Preparing the Pieces||1-10|
|4||Basting the Seam Binding||1-6|
|5||Sew Seam Binding||1-8|
MODULE 1 • LESSON PREP
|1||An 11” square of oaktag paper.|
|2||A strip of ½” wide seam binding 15” long.|
|3||A ½ yard piece of wool crepe.|
MODULE 2 • CIRCULAR FLARE PATTERN & CUT FABRIC
|1||To make a circular flare pattern out of oaktag, begin by measuring over 1” from each edge and then with your quilting ruler, swing the ruler from the corner using a push pin at the 10” mark.|
|2||Place a grainline 2” away from the edge.|
|3||Cut out the pattern.|
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