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Old 10-28-2009, 07:48 PM   #1
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I am finishing a tote bag that will be felted. The instructions say "with tapestry needle and 1 strand of wool, sew the bottom seam with a loose overcast stitch"
My question is, should the bag be right side out or inside out?
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Old 10-29-2009, 05:01 PM   #2
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In theory, it should be wrong side out, the way you'd seam up a garment. In practice, since you'll probably mattress stitch it and it's going to felt, you won't see much of the seam anyway. I'd still sew it with the wrong side out, though.
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Old 10-29-2009, 09:19 PM   #3
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You do most seams in knitting on the outside. It may look okay to do the loose overcast stitch on the outside as well. Try a litle and if it doesn't look good try it on the inside.
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