|Recently, we talked about bound seams. Bound seams are a way to finish the inside of a sewn object so that it looks nice. They are especially nice on unlined jackets. If you want to finish the seams on a sheer garment, try a French seam.A few weeks ago, I demonstrated a one-step bound seam. It’s basically a quick and easy way to accomplish what looks very much the same as this two-step bound seam. The difference is in the number of times you have to stitch the seam. In the one-step, we simply sandwiched the seam allowance inside the double-fold bias tape and stitched once, catching the front and back of the bias tape at the same time. It’s quick and easy, but can be trickier on curved seams or corners.
This version takes two passes to complete but will be easier to do on curves and corners. Please review the link above for the one-step method if you’d like to see the difference.
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