View Full Version : my seams are terrible, advice please?!
01-09-2005, 12:45 AM
so i just finished a cardigan and sewed up the seams for the arms and they look awful. i'm going to take it out and retry, but would love some advice so i don't just repeat the mistakes i was making. thanks for any input in advance!
01-10-2005, 10:51 AM
did you try pinning it first? and then sewing it together... I have a hard time sometimes lining up the sides without first sticking them in the correct position.
Also, what kind of stitch are you using for your seam? I use a "whipstitch" and the seams generally look pretty good.
01-10-2005, 08:18 PM
I generally use mattress stitch to close seams
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01-11-2005, 03:28 PM
thanks! i got better as i went along.