25 Feb '12, 11am

Having major problems with this V neck dress so I resorted to this.

Excellent tutorial, Kathleen. Great, clear pictures. One of my favorite home-sewing instructors always says “Don’t Be A Chicken Clipper!” — exhorting us all to do just what you say: clip right up to the stitching. That’s what you have to do to get the result you want. (Same technique goes for clipping buttonholes & some welts.) I also second your point about using a good tool — scissors that work for you. (Ack! no pun intended, really!) Find the tool that helps you be precise the first time, vs. having to snip a little more again. Scissors or snips that have a strong, sharp end-point that always cut exactly to their end-point are a joy to use. Those that don’t are a continuous PITA. In home-sewing, it is sometimes a good idea to reduce the stitch length if you’re going to be clipping up to those stitches. It strengthens the sewn line. Depending on the materials, though, so...

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