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When do you serge with an open seam

It depends on the fabric, the properties of the finished piece and the person sewing the piece. It's best to serge each edge independently if: The fabric is slippery, frays extremely quickly or is ...
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When do you serge with an open seam

If you want to press open the seams, such as the 1st picture on the left, it’s easier to serge all of the edges before sewing the seams. The 1st pic shows this order: cut, serge, sew, press open. The ...
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What flattening technique is used when a pant / trouser length is altered?

I think the tailor didn't heat the iron to a high enough temperature to alter how the fibers naturally lie. That fabric looks like synthetic (not organic) fiber to me. There's a sweet spot for temp on ...
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