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Lapped Seam Finish

Lapped Seam Finish

This lesson will teach you how to sew a lapped seam finish. This finish can be used when working with fabrics or other materials where the edges won’t fray. This is a very popular finish for garments made from double-faced wool, leather or faux leather and suede.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1
2 Basting the Lapped Seam 1-6
3 Sewing the Lapped Seam 1-4
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
1 For this lesson we cut 2 pieces of a double face wool fabric measuring 6” (15.24cm) in the width grain and 5” (12.7cm) in the length grain of the fabric. We are using 2 colors to better illustrate the technique. This seam finish can be used on any garment where the fabric edges don’t fray.

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