Video: Stabilising Shoulder Seams on Knit Tops

This post contains affiliate links. In order to prevent the shoulder seams from stretching out when sewing knit tops, sweaters and t-shirts, you need to stabilise the seams. And in this video, I show you my top five methods for stabilising shoulder seams when sewing knit tops. Because, in my humble opinion, not all methods out there are great, for instance, I strongly advise against using twill shoulder stay tape when sewing tops made of stretchy knit fabrics, such as Spandex/Lycra knits. It adds unnecessary bulk and changes the hand of the garment because it’s actually fine to have some stretch in the shoulders, the trick is to make sure it has the proper recovery so that it snaps back. Another method that one has to be aware of is using fusible strips of interfacing. … Continue reading Video: Stabilising Shoulder Seams on Knit Tops