Tip for “Unsewing”

When you have to “unsew” a seam, (and lets face it, we all have to do that at some point, unfortunately), are you in the camp that snips every third stitch on one side, and then pulls the thread out from the other side, or do you remove the thread from one side, unsewing with the seam ripper every two or three stitches? I’m of the second camp, since I really hate having to remove all the little leftover bits of thread that remain in the fabric if I use the first method.

Also, I discovered quite by accident that when you have to “unsew” a seam it’s generally easier to take the stitches out in the same direction Continue reading “Tip for “Unsewing””