Sewing Tip 38

Vogue 2291 - JacketA tailored jacket that is left unlined needs to have attractively finished, not serged, seams.

Hong Kong seam finishes are the awesome choice.

Light  weight cottons in small prints or stripes cut on the bias are perfect to bind raw edges.

Finished Hong Kong Seams from ThreadsWant to perfect your Hong Kong finish technique? Power Sewing offers the following resources:

ENROLL in Power Sewing’s Online Sewing Classes where you can watch classes such as “Pocket in a Side Seam“ which features a review of the Hong Kong finish.

REFER to your copy of the New Power Sewing Toolbox Volumes 1 & 2 and get access to 500 great tips and techniques.

CHECK OUT and be inspired by Sandra’s rendition of  her Vogue 2991 – Jacket pattern which features Hong Kong finished seams!