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when sewing pillows and other similar pocket-style items, I sew 3 sides inside out, stuff it w/ the right side out then I have no choice but to sew the last seam right-side out. I fold the material in a little bit for a neat line, but it still looks a bit sloppy since you can see the thread and it might not be the straightest stitch. Plus, most times I dont have the chance to change the thread color to match the material...is that sloppy? Any tips?Answer Question
Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 3:06 PM on Sep. 12, 2010
Answer by louise2 at 3:06 PM on Sep. 12, 2010
You don't have to leave a huge opening, just big enough to get the stuffing in, about three or four inches is fine. When I sew the whole closed, I do very small stitches so they are less noticeable and try your best to match the thread color. For a larger variety of thread colors without buying whole spools (which have become crazy expensive around here) try using a strand of embroidery floss. It comes in a huge selection of colors and is less expensive - and easier to store - than several spools of thread.
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