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Old 01-13-2012, 03:01 PM   #6
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Re: I struggle sewing arm holes. Is there a trick to it?

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Originally Posted by MomdeIsla View Post
glad I could help.

your pattern just has a turned and stitch edge.....I usually finish the edge (serge or do a zig zag) then press it with the following the curve of the shoulder....I have been known to stitch those by hand to get a prettier flat look.....but on a moving kid remember who's going to know but you?
turned twice so the raw edge is concealed.

LOL! So true. I had one pattern for a shirt that I really botched the elastic waist, which I'd never done before...and truthfully, once the shirt was on her nobody could tell how bad the elastic looked inside the garment...hahaha.
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