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Old 01-09-2005, 12:45 AM   #1
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my seams are terrible, advice please?!
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!
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Old 01-10-2005, 10:51 AM   #2
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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.
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I generally use mattress stitch to close seams

Check out these tutorials
http://www.modeknit.com/seams_ss.html
http://www.modeknit.com/seams_rr.html
http://www.modeknit.com/seams_sr.html
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thanks! i got better as i went along.
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Great links, Marnie!

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