Tag: 1/4″

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Sewing, whether it is patchwork piecing or garment sewing, is all about the accuracy. The more accurate you can be, the more professional the finish. When starting out,  this can be the most difficult thing to grasp. Clover Stitch Guide Quick recap on the 1/4″ seam allowance – by sewing a ‘scant’ 1/4” seam, a…

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Welcome to my next instalment of the Sew a Fine Seam series of blogs. In my previous Sew a Fine Seam blog I mentioned the ‘scant’ seam. You will hear this quoted as the only way to get accurately pieced blocks but what exactly does it mean and why? When we see a block we…