How to Close a Seam with Hidden Hand Stitches

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This Stitch is Perfect for Turned Quilt Projects and More!

Quilt projects that are turned instead of bound are great for quick finishes. However, that often leaves an opening that needs to be hand-sewn shut.





Many hand stitches will be noticeable and detract from a polished finish. However, a ladder stitch will virtually disappear, which makes it invaluable for turned projects of all kinds (also known as the blind, slip or invisible stitch).

How to Close a Seam with Hidden Hand Stitches

It’s simple to do, too. You’ll find excellent instructions in the following article from Sew4Home.

Click here for the “Closing up a Seam with Hand Stitching: Pro Secrets” article.

How to Close a Seam with Hidden Hand Stitches

Or watch the video below from Online Fabric Store to see exactly how a ladder stitch is made (written instructions here).

You’re sure to find many uses for this stitch and will be glad to have it in your repertoire.

 

Image Source: The image at the top of the page is from Sew McCool.

 

 



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