Tips and Tricks : Accurate Seams

Accurate Seams

The Sewing Test to Check Seam Accuracy

  • Cut 4 - 1.5" x 4.5" fabric strips.
  • Use a new, size 75 machine quilting needle and a neutral or blending color of 100% cotton sewing thread (size 50/3) in the top and bobbin.
  • Sew the strips together with an accurate ¨" seam allowance. 
  • Press the seam allowances to one side.
  • Adjust your seam allowance until the finished pieces measures 4 ´" x 4 ´"

Use a quarter-inch foot (BERNINA foot #37 or #57), The Angler or Clearly Perfect Angle as a quarter inch guide.