An overcast stitch is a quick way to finish your seam allowances. It’s similar to a zig zag stitch, but the finish is neater than what you get with a zig zag. Deby from So Sew Easy shows how to use the overcast stitch on your sewing machine to finish your raw edges. Her post is part of a series of tutorials on her blog showing ways to finish your seam allowance. Get the tute from So Sew Easy.
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By Anne Weaver