Double-faced Wool Seam
Working with double-faced fabrics requires special seaming and finishing techniques. In this lesson, we will demonstrate the steps involved in preparing and then sewing a double-faced wool seam. You will be able to sew seams and finish garment edges to create beautiful reversible garments using this technique.
|2||Separating the Layers||1-4|
|3||Preparing the Seam||1-5|
|4||Sewing the Double-face Seam||1-5|
MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep
|1||Prepare two pieces of double-face wool fabric, 4” (10.2cm) in the width grain by 5” (12.7cm) in the length grain. We have chosen a two-tone fabric for demo purposes.|
|2||Since we will be doing a fair amount of basting for this lesson, we will be using 100% cotton embroidery thread for basting. Cotton embroidery thread is heavier than regular cotton thread and easier to use for basting. You will also need a pair of very sharp pointed-edge embroidery scissors.|
|3||Cut an 18” (45.7cm) length of cotton embroidery thread and separate a single strand. We will be using only one strand for basting.|
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