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Have you ever taken a look at your sewing machine and the stitches available to be used and wondered what on Earth all those stitches do? Me too. Machines vary in which stitches they offer.
Here is a great little tip when measuring your seam allowance, stack three pencil's together with a rubber and. One stroke and you have the perfect 1/2" seam allowance. So clever!
Tools of the Trade: Add a Seam Allowance ~ So you have a pattern that doesn't include a seam allowance? Problem solved. It just so happens that, in their infinite wisdom, the creators of The Pencil engineered the distance between two pencil tips held side-by-side to equal 1/4.” Instantly add seam allowances to patterns ~ so simple, so clever.