What is a turned and stitched seam?

What is turn stitch?

The stitch and turn construction where the upper is stitched inside out and then turned to hide the seams in the interior of the shoe. A common construction method for slippers with or without outsole. It can also be referred to as Royal Reversa or Turnshoe.

What does finish seam mean?

SEAM FINISHES. A seam finish is something that is done to the cut edge of the seam to prevent it from raveling. The method you choose is determined by the fabric’s characteristics.

What is edge stitching?

Edgestitching is traditionally sewn between 1/8″ and 3/8″ away from an edge at a regular stitch length. This narrow stitching is used on waistbands, necklines, binding, and anywhere a garment needs subtle stitching.

What is a overlock stitch?

An overlock is a kind of stitch that sews over the edge of one or two pieces of cloth for edging, hemming, or seaming. Usually an overlock sewing machine will cut the edges of the cloth as they are fed through (such machines being called sergers in North America), though some are made without cutters.

How do you finish sheer fabric seams?

A French seam is the preferred seam finish for most sheer fabrics. To create this beautiful seam, begin by placing the seam wrong sides together, and then stitching the fabric with a 3/8″ seam allowance. Trim the seam to 1/8″ in width, press the seam open, and turn the fabric right sides together.

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