Your question: How do you match seams when sewing?

What do you check on pattern pieces?

Cut out the pieces outside of but fairly close to the edge – it’s hard to check the pattern if the pieces are too roughly cut out. Check that all the pieces are labelled and marked correctly – they should say what they are (eg, back, sleeve etc), how many to cut, grain line, and fold line (if any).

What does truing mean in sewing?

Checking that adjoining pattern pieces match and any curve that continues from one piece to the next needs to be a smooth curve. … Adjusting the seam’-line and cutting line to retain smooth lines and/or ensure it retains its integrity to match adjoining pattern pieces is called truing and blending.

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