Click HERE if you would like to start with the Regular French Seam and HERE for the Narrow French Seam.
Why a Faux French Seam? The end product looks the same as a Regular French Seam, but the process is completely different and involves both machine and hand sewing. You would use this technique when working with extremely delicate fabrics like fine lace, which have no place near a machine.
1/2" total seam allowance as been allocated for this example. Regular seam allowance ranges from 3/8-5/8".
Pressing from the right side will allow the iron to naturally open your seam flat. Check out my Pressing Tips here.
Written by Sheila Wong