Readers ask: How To Sew Fabric Trim On A Circular Opening?

How to Sew a Circle

Place two fabric circles on top of each other and pin around the perimeter, leaving a 1u20442 inch (1.3 cm) seam allowance on each side. Sew around the curved edge with your hands to guide the fabric.
Sew basting stitches around the entire perimeter of the fabric circle, leaving an 1u20448 inch (0.320cm) seam allowance as you work. If you’re sewing a large circle, you might want to leave a 4-inch (10cm) gap between the seam allowance and the end of the fabric. You can iron your circle before or after you finish sewing it to help it lie flat.

Why do I get little holes in my T shirts?

“That part of the shirt is a primary abrasion point because the fabric is rubbing against the hardware: your belt, the tops of your jeans, all points of wear, and the friction has caused the fabric to deteriorate over time.”

What are Applipops?

APPLIPOPS are made of beautiful stainless steel that won’t stain, corrode, or rust, and APPLIPOPS are thinner than a dime to avoid a thick edge!

How do you finish a curved seam?

Sew a baste stitch 1/8u201d from the fabric edge, leaving a few inches of thread at one end, then sew a second row of stitching at the hem’s intended seam allowance. Pull on one of the thread tails from the stitch closest to the edge, drawing the fabric just enough so that the folded edge lays flat onto the fabric.

How do you sew a perfect hem?

How to make a super-tidy hem with minimal effort.

  1. Step 1: Sew the hem using the basting stitch as a guide.
  2. Step 2: Iron the hem using the basting stitch as a guide.
  3. Step 3: Fold the raw edge to the fold.
  4. Step 4: Sew the hem.

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