Sew Cute Patterns

Sewing patterns to create stuffed animals, plush toys and aprons

Seams

Sewing TutorialsDiana Cison

What is a seam?  

A seam is the "line" where two or more layers of fabric are held together with stitches.  Sew cute pattern always have a plain seam.  This is the most common type of machine-sewn seam.  It joins two pieces of fabric together face-to-face by sewing through both pieces, leaving a seam allowance.

Some patterns will have a seam allowance built into the pattern page, some won't.  If the pattern tells you to cut the pattern leaving a 1/4" seam, you will cut leaving about 1/4" of fabric after the pattern ends.

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