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Date: 7/22/13 4:24 PM

I just made a v-neck tee shirt (with conventional binding). I'd like to put on a double or triple topstitch around the neckband. My question is how to address the stitching over the "V" area? Thanks...

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Date: 7/22/13 5:47 PM

Start and finish your topstitching at the V.

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Date: 7/22/13 6:34 PM

Great idea - thanks! I never would have thought of that!!

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Date: 7/23/13 9:47 AM

Since the coverstitch does not have a back stitch and since you would not overlap the stitches then the way to secure is to leave a tail and pull them to the back with a needle right? A clear foot is also essential. Your suggestions would be appreciated...as you do such beautiful work.

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Date: 7/23/13 12:10 PM

Sew4fun - I have a RTW top that has the cover stitched topstitching at the bottom of the V overlapping for an inch or so, making an X at teh bottom of the V. I had always wondered exactly how they did that. Now I know!

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Date: 7/25/13 12:46 PM

I practiced on an old woven v-neck with binding and also think that ending the V at the V and pulling threads to the back is the best option (with the method of pulling threads forward, clipping, and sliding garment to back). I would probably have two starting points (probably at the shoulder seam prior to seaming) and then I could have an end point from each side at the V. Thanks again for the suggestions! (& I also am using a clear foot).

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