Really beautiful work! I think your projects are wonderful.
I guess I am in the minority - but I actually enjoy the seaming part. I've found the videos here to be extremely helpful and also a little book called "The Knitter's Book of Finishing Techniques" by Nancie Wiseman. It describes when it's best to use the different techniques and gives a good start on instruction in the technique. Also the end of Silver's sock tutorial has the best tutorial in how to properly do Kitchener stitch. It's wonderful!