Which way should I sew?

Should you sew left to right or right to left?

Unless otherwise specified, sew from right to left if you’re right-handed and from left to right if you’re left-handed.

Do you sew on the top or bottom?

Start sewing at the very top edge of the fabric, sew 3 or 4 stitches then reverse back over them. Then continue to sew the seam and line of stitching right to the bottom of the fabric. When you get there, reverse back 3 or 4 stitches, the come forward again to the very end of the fabric.

What is catch stitch?

Definition of catch stitch

(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : kettle stitch. 2 : a large cross-stitch of uneven proportions used especially on bulky materials for finishing and hemming. — called also catstitch.

What does a balanced stitch look like?

The perfect stitch is balanced, no top thread visible on the bottom and no bobbin thread visible on the top. All tension adjustments are made with the top thread tension dial. The higher the number, the tighter the top thread will be and vice-versa.

Why can you use just one thread when sewing?

Believe it or not, this dart is sewn using only the bobbin thread! The purpose of sewing a dart in this manner is so that there will be no need to tie the threads or place a messy backstitch at the tip of the dart. Sometimes those tied threads can become untied and the tip of the dart will begin to open…

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In what side of the fabric will you layout the pattern Why?

When you are cutting two layers of fabric, the pattern pieces do not have to be placed printed side up. If you are cutting one layer, however, the pattern pieces must be placed printed side up. They must also be placed on the right side of the fabric.

Did I lay my pattern on the wrong side of the fabric?

The pattern should be pinned with instructions facing up (unless otherwise noted) to the wrong side of the fabric. This is so you can make marks on the fabric for darts and such without the markings showing up on the right side. Most of the time, the fabric is folded with the right sides together.