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    Jan 27, 2011, 07.07 AMby tobogon

    Well done on a VERY easy to understand tutorial! Thanks for sharing!

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    Apr 22, 2010, 01.55 PMby seemane

    Thank you for adding this technique. There’s a wonderful wealth of info. now on BurdaStyle re: french seams – so I shall have to give them a go soon. Best wishes, Seemane :) - Sewing French Seams (Added Apr 21, 2010). - Sew French seams (and why bother) – (Added Jun 4, 2008). - Mock French Seams (Added Mar 8, 2008). - French Seam (Added Feb 18, 2010).

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    Sep 10, 2009, 05.52 PMby bohemiannow

    I finally got it!!! Thank you!

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    Sep 5, 2009, 01.45 AMby pinkcashmere

    what do you mean when you say right side facing and wrong side facing? are you saying that right side facing each other and wrong side facing each other?

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    May 6, 2009, 05.39 AMby yang0559

    I had to also read this with fabric (well, actually a napkin) in my hand as I followed. Very helpful.

    You just saved me some money! I’ve been working with chiffons and because I don’t have a serger, I’ve been having so many fray-issues. Problem solved. Thanks!

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    May 5, 2009, 12.42 AMby bachitup

    Ah I learned Flat-felled in a totally different way, where you trim out the under seam allowance and wrap the outer one around it, then topstitch. Totally like this way much better! :]]

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    Mar 20, 2009, 02.56 PMby grammyweezy

    ahhh i had to read it three times and hold two pieces of cloth in my hands before i figured it out! hahaha AND i just finished a chiffon dress the other day… grrrrr….thanks so much!

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    Jan 31, 2009, 06.53 PMby katjapurrs

    finally a way to control the fraying!!! Thank you so much!

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    Oct 30, 2008, 06.29 PMby ritaritarita

    I’m a little confused about your use of ‘right’ side and ‘wrong’ side. Is the ‘wrong’ side the front face or the back of the fabric? Help :-S

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    Oct 10, 2008, 05.53 PMby cuervito

    Wow! Amazing tutorial! Thankss!

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    Aug 20, 2008, 01.49 PMby giffengood

    thanks, nayantara! I agree!! this is the best tutorial on making french seams that i’ve seen!

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    Apr 30, 2008, 08.40 PMby britnlind

    Great tut. I get lost in these things sometimes but I am amazed that I now know how to do a french seam and the flat felled. Thanks for taking the time.

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    Mar 26, 2008, 05.59 AMby antigone

    Thank you. This tutorial is so clear. I would have spent hours (if not months) in frustration without this!

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    Oct 23, 2007, 12.00 PMby shewanna

    Oh my……..if only I had joined sooner! Hours of frustration, grrrrrrrrr

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    Aug 30, 2007, 04.02 PMby windsy

    thanks for this tut. i made a skirt for a friend last night and i had been thinking about using a french seam. i made the skirt of boucle and this was a perfect way to keep from unravling. thanks again- your tut made it easy to do!

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    Aug 29, 2007, 01.51 PMby lakaribane

  • Aug 29, 2007, 09.05 AMby gesine

    Thanks for that, great tutorial, so easy to follow!

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    Aug 28, 2007, 09.32 PMby pranamama

    I agree this is a wonderful how-to! I never knew how to make a flat-felled seam out of my french seams. I often use french seams on ravelly cotton or lightweight linen for babyclothes (so much softer than stitching against the skin!)

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    Aug 26, 2007, 02.57 AMby marmota-b

    Thanks a lot for this! I admit, I have to be ashamed about my visual imagination, because I had to read it twice to get the point. :P But on the second reading it made perfect sense. :-)

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    Aug 24, 2007, 05.32 PMby elainemay

    thanks, nayantara! this is the best tutorial on making french seams that i’ve seen!

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