Well… Not as neat as I want, but it’s not as bad as I expected.
Remember my purple jumper project? I thought it’s time to stop moping about how bad my sewing skill is, and crack on with joining the pieces together. I decided to join them with mattress stitch.
I haven’t done it before, but internet is a tutorial wonderland. In no time, I have started stitching.
I had to rip it and do it over for many times. Not good, because the yarn started to fray and stick together. Must remember not to do anything tricky with this kind of yarn in the future.
Many people recommend mattress stitch to join the garment pieces together because of the seamless finish look. It works incredibly well with stockinette stitch. It takes longer to sew them, but I am happy with the result.
The hardest part was always joining up the sleeves and the body. But with the same method it so much neater in result.