How to use Seam-allowance in a sentence

seam-allowance
  • Remember to add at least 1/4 of an inch for the seam allowance.

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  • When working with square or rectangular cushions, avoid bulk in the corners by trimming the seam allowance and turning the fabric using a knitting needle to poke out the corners.

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  • If making your pattern from scratch, don't forget to allow for at least a one-half inch seam allowance on all sides.

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  • Don't forget to add a seam allowance if your pattern doesn't already have one built-in.

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  • Sew pattern pieces front sides facing with a one-half inch seam allowance all around using a stitch length of 12 to 15 stitches per inch.

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  • Sew into place, leaving a one-inch seam allowance.

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  • Place the templates on the fabric, and cut them out, adding a one-fourth inch seam allowance all the way around the template if necessary.

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  • Remember to maintain that one-fourth of an inch seam allowance.

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  • This will weaken the seam.If you must join a seam at a corner, make sure that you stay out of the seam allowance.

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  • Many patterns may not have the seam allowance marked.

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  • If they don't, you should assume a ¾ inch seam allowance and add it all the way around as you mark the pattern on the fabric.

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  • Pin carefully, and then sew down both of the angled sides, leaving a quarter-inch seam allowance.

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  • Sew this side, leaving a quarter-inch seam allowance.

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  • Sew the pieces together, leaving a quarter-inch seam allowance.

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  • Stack the two piece with the right sides together and sew down the straight and curved outer edges, leaving a quarter-inch seam allowance.

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