Added Jun 18, 2011
If your fabric frays, finish all edges, either with a zig-zag, or with a zig-zag + folding the edge back and stitching it in place with a slipstitch, or like I did, on a serger/overlock machine.
If you choose to zig-zag the edges only, you don’t need to add any seam allowance around the edges.
The picture shows my shrug after I finished the edges.
Sip cocktails by the fire in faux fur, patterned silks, and more luxurious fabrics.
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See our picks for holiday parties, from brunch to a New Year's Eve bash!
Make something special and practical for your friends and family this holiday season!
Pattern of the Week
This slim-fit dress makes a perfect cocktail dress for this time of year!
Sweet dresses, an outfit for a doll, and cute embellishments are fun for the holidays!
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