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Old 11-18-2009, 03:22
Jazzigirlz! Jazzigirlz! is offline
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Default Re: Question about ruffle jeans..HELP!

Hi. I assume you don't have a serger to finish the seam so you should DEFINITELY zig zag the edges with a wide zigzag stitch. Otherwise they will fray badly in the wash. And also after you turn the ruffle back inside always give a hard press, pressing that seam UPWARDS then topstitch it down so it won't go all wonky on you. Very important and it makes your stuff look not homemade. Here's a pic of what I'm talking about. The line of stitching above the ruffle.

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