If you’re someone who only sews garments, you may not be exposed to a corner seam.
I was originally taught this technique when I enrolled in my first sewing class, which I didn’t take until I’d been sewing for over 12 years. So you can imagine my surprise that this 101 technique was so new and interesting, especially since I had made nothing that featured this detail up until that point.
Since then, I’ve had to sew a corner seam on a total of two garments.
Yes, you read that correctly. Two.
I suppose that’s why its an inherently important technique to learn. Sewing a corner seam may not happen often, but when it does, being prepared and knowing what you’re actually looking at is vital.
Before getting started
Be sure that your corners are clearly marked.
In the video and photos, I used markers to mark my corners, as well as about an 1.5in/3.8cm line along the seam line as a... [read more]