Seam - How to sew a French Seam





With this video tutorial and following step-by-step instructions, learn how to sew a French seam.  A French seam gives a project a neat, professional-looking finish with no raw edges.



French Seam Tutorial

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INSTRUCTIONS:

NOTE: For this demonstration we are assuming the project calls for a 5/8" seam allowance.

STEP 1: With wrong sides of fabric together, sew a seam 1/4" from the raw edge, back-tacking at beginning and end.

STEP 2: Open the fabric layers and press the seam allowance to one side.  DO NOT PRESS THE SEAM OPEN.

STEP 3: Fold material on the seam line with right sides together. 

STEP 4: Press flat the folded edge.

STEP 5: Stitch another seam at 3/8" from the fold.

STEP 6: Press the seam to one side and the French seam is finished.





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