What is French Seam? Where is it used? Why should your waist around 1 inch of fabric?
Above are the queries came to my mind when I learnt French Seam. So answers are given below.
French Seam is a double Seam which hides the raw seam inside them.(Step by Step French Seam Sewing)
It uses in a lightweight, sheer and delicate fabric.
How to Sew French Seam
TAKE TWO PIECES (for practice first)
French Seam Sewing Step-1
Place fabric on each other from the wrong sides, Do a single seam(on front face of the fabric)
French Seam Sewing Step-2
Mark the 0.5 iNCH away from the Seam.
French Seam Sewing Step-3
Cut the marked area.
French Seam Sewing Step-4
Press the seam by opening it similar to below image.
French Seam Sewing Step-5
Look of Pressed Seam
French Seam Sewing Step-6
Revert the Fabric and Do seam, away from edge.
French Seam Sewing Step-7
Do press to one side, left or right anyone would work.
French Seam Sewing Step-8
French Seam Front and Back
FULL SEWING TUTORIAL:
Now your raw edges are no more exposed, as they are inside your newly made French seam