You will need
- - fabric for tablecloths;
- - threads in tone;
- - needle;
- - safety pins;
- - scissors;
- - a sewing machine.
There are several ways of handling the edges of tablecloths or napkins and the choice depends on the thickness and quality of the fabric. The denser the tissue, the greater must be the allowance for the hem.
For tablecloths from fine fabrics: silk, satin, rayon seam allowance should be 1.5-2 cm If you sew tablecloth linen or other dense material, the allowance for the hem should be 4-5 cm.
Treat the corners of the tablecloth. On the wrong side of the fabric draw a line allowances.
Fold the tablecloth face inward diagonally. Cut the fabric at the corners. Will astrocyte them, departing 2 mm from the edge. Do the same with the opposite corners of the tablecloth.
Remove the tablecloth on the front side. Corners straighten, using her nail scissors.
The tablecloth is put on a smooth flat surface (this can be a large table or do it on the floor). Fold the edge inwards by 0.5 cm.
Cleave the seam safety pins and sweeps. So the line was smooth, tentatively try on a junk piece of the fabric and adjust it. Prostrochite on the machine close to the edge.
Tablecloth Tutuila. Undo delete. The seam was less visible, sew the front side of the lace or braid.
Table cloth made of very thin airy fabrics are the easiest to hem podrobnoi special foot for the sewing machine, which is included for almost all modern sewing machines.
Also, the hem can be manually hidden seam. To do this, push the needle from right to left. Grab 1-2 strings of fabric and a few threads on the edge of the top fold of the binder. Try not to tighten the thread. Repeat the stitches.
If you need to handle the edge of the tablecloth round or oval shape, turn over his piping. Fold it in half, the edges fold inward and proutyuzhte. Insert the inside edge of the tablecloth, baste and stitch close to the edge. Beautiful tablecloth ready.