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From: njknight
Date: 11-11-2003, 10:41 AM (1 of 3)
Hi All, I love doing crafts but the finishing seems to be my down fall. It all looks great until then. Anyway I made a Christmas Stocking from a kit for my GD but I don't know if I should sew it right sides together and turn it out or hand sew it on the outside edges. At this point I have no confidence left. Anyone have any suggestions. Thank, Nancy:nc:
User: njknight
Member since: 09-28-2003
Total posts: 25
From: MaryW
Date: 11-11-2003, 11:00 AM (2 of 3)
Hi Nancy and welcome to Sew Whats New. :bluesmile

With felt you can put sew with wrong sides together and be done with it. Simple handsewing or perhaps a buttonhole stitch for the edge would be nice. Or another option is to trim the edge with pinking shears. Felt is very forgiving, don't stress over it.
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User: MaryW
Member since: 06-23-2005
Total posts: 2542
From: Aimee S
Date: 11-11-2003, 12:14 PM (3 of 3)
I used a blanket edge stitch for the boys last year.
The more you disaprove, the more fun I am having!
User: Aimee S
Member since: 02-23-2003
Total posts: 488
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