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French Seams

The French seam is an enclosed seam (or finishing seam) as it does not require further finishing.  Because this type of seam is bulkier, it is best for sheers and if the finished seam is 1/4″ or less.  It is most definitely not for the cotton that I used below, but I wanted to try… Read more »

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Flat Felled Seams

Flat Felled Seams are a type of self-enclosed or finishing seam. It is a great seam to use for jeans, pants, children’s clothing and more rugged type clothing as it helps reinforce the seams.  Basically it is for seams that have a lot of stretch, tension, or stress on it (i.e. yoke, crotch or butt… Read more »