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Seam allowance

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What is Seam Allowance - Sewing Basics

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What is Seam Allowance

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Seam allowance is the area between the edge and the stitching line on two pieces of material being stitched together. Seam allowances can range from 1⁄4 inch (6.4 mm) wide to as much as several inches. Commercial patterns for home sewers have seam allowances ranging from 1⁄4 to 5⁄8 inch.
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