Sewing a Plain SeamMatt Gage2020-12-13T18:28:58+00:00 Project Description This tutorial will teach you how to sew a simple plain seam. Steps Select your stitch type Select your stitch length Set the tension – ensures that your stitching is even and looks the same either side of fabric. Pin fabric together Lift the foot lever Line up your fabric under the needle – use the seam allowance guide on your machine to get the correct seam measurement Lower the presser foot onto the fabric Hold the loose ends of both threads Press the foot pedal – the harder you push, the faster it will sew Use the reverse lever to secure start of seam Guide the fabric through, using the seam allowance guide so that you get a straight seam Use the reverse lever to finish your seam which helps it from pulling out Use the hand wheel to move the needle up Raise the presser foot Cut the thread. You may use the thread cutter on the machine or use scissors Remove Pins Press seam Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInWhatsAppTumblrPinterestVkEmail Related Projects How to gather fabric with dental floss May 15th, 2021 | 0 Comments Understanding a paper pattern November 23rd, 2020 | 0 Comments Liz’s guide to choosing fabric November 7th, 2020 | 0 Comments Anatomy of a sewing machine November 4th, 2020 | 0 Comments Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.