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« on: November 18, 2005 10:52:11 PM »

What is stay stitching? how do you do it?

and what is stay tape?
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« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2005 05:50:32 AM »

Stay stitching is something you do after you have cut out your patterns to insure that curved edges don't stretch out before you stitch your pieces together. It is just a basting stitch along a curve inside the seam allowance.

Stay tape is for seams that may stretch out after the garment is constructed. You know how on T-shirts on the shoulderseam there is usually extra "structure"--sometimes just more stitching and now adays it is that clear slightly stretchy elastic. It gets stitched into a seam.
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« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2005 10:46:04 PM »

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