More Serger-less Seam Finishes: The French Seam
Added Aug 17, 2010
Austin, Texas, U...
Back to the iron now. Use the tip of your iron to gently part those tiny seam allowances and press them open. I find using a sort of wiggling motion with my iron helps with this. Now, could you do this step before you trim off the seam allowances? Yes, but I have found I don't get good, even results when I try to trim the seam allowances after the seam has been pressed open. My seam allowances are exactly 1/8".