Saturday, 5 January 2013

French Seams

Work has started on the little dresses, using the turquoise batik that Sew Scrumptious Louise brought round here. 

With my machines there is no such thing as zigzagging or overlocking, so seams are made the old fashioned way.  French seams take a lot of hard wear and washing and are ideal for children's clothing.

Here is the latest video, showing how to make a French seam quickly and easily with the help of the seam guide.

And for the sharp eyed, you can just see what is stamped on the slide plate, the date of the patent for Singer's vibrating shuttle machine - 1886.

1 comment:

  1. Lovely tutuorial Lizzie! I belive I could listen to you all day with your great instructions. I appreciate you taking time to do this. Hugs, Allison in Plano, TX USA



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