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This may be necessary to keep the shape of a garment, e.g. easing in a wider back section to fit the front shoulder seams. The extra length of the back edges should be carefully pushed together to meet the front while avoiding any tucking. The best way is to stitch a line of large gathering stitches beside the marked seam line and gently gather up the extra length to fit – then stitch the seam, working from the shorter side.

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    Jun 18, 2015, 11.49 AMby jason statham

    Shape of the garment was the main thing I always go wrong. The best way that you advice here is awesome. And I think it may help to solve most of my problem. I always forget to start from the shorter side. Thank you so much for letting me aware these factors. dementia care facilities

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