The Slip Stitch

In this lesson you will learn how to sew the slip stitch. The slip stitch is a beautiful hand stitch that is used in all good clothing. You will always find slip stitching used in couture clothing. It is used when you want to sew a folded edge onto a flat area. For example if you want to attach patch pockets to a garment or it can be used as a hemstitch if the hem is folded along the edge where you would stitch the hem. You will find it quite popular for attaching linings to zippers, or attaching waistbands on the inside at the seam. It's a really important stitch to learn and every sewer should know this one.
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