How to Use a Seam Ripper

Duration: 6:17

Megan Smith teaches you how to use a seam ripper properly without creating holes or tears in your fabrics. Learn the most efficient ways to use your seam ripper as well as see what seam rippers work best for specific projects.

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2 Responses to “How to Use a Seam Ripper”

  1. Tricia Fogden
    Tricia Fogden

    It is called a ‘surgical’ seam ripper because it is manufactured as a surgical blade not a ‘sergical’ as in serger! Very useful for seam ripping none the less.

  2. Clara

    On the “regular seam ripper”, the little ball goes between the two layers of fabric.Then you push it through the entire length of the seam without having to cut every couple of stitches first.