SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
Platinum Sponsor
Fashion Fabrics Club
Fashion Fabrics Club

Tips & Techniques > Blind Hem Foot Topstitching

Viewed 5477 times
Posted by: Meggie LuLu
Friend of PR

About Meggie LuLu starstarstarstar
OK United States
Member since: 1/26/08
Reviews written: 163
Sewing skills:Intermediate
Favored by: 117 people
tips added: 5
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 3/7/08 10:17 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 11 people   Very Helpful by 27 people   
Web site/URL: photo
Featured in the PR book!
Use a Blind Hem Foot for the topstitching. All you have to do is move your needle position over to the place where you like your topstitching to end up and sew ( I just move mine over one needle position). It is a lot easier than using the edge of your foot. It's a much easier way to keep your topstitching straight. The bar in the middle of the hem foot will fit nicely in the seam (if you are topstitching near the seam). It's also nice to use for edge topstitching. All you have to do with that is use the bar next to the edge of the garment.

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques

Login to Add a Comment
mezzobean said...
I'll have to try this - I love topstitching! LOL
3/8/08 7:46 AM
dollieo said...
That is very clever.
3/8/08 2:24 PM
fryman said...
I like this idea and will use it on my next top-stitching project. Thanks!
3/8/08 6:30 PM
pterion said...
This is what I do too! Thanks for writing the tip!
3/26/08 10:23 AM
betty in the kitchen said...
simple and brilliant, thanks for sharing
5/29/08 10:04 PM
Annette1 said...
Great idea! I'll have to try that (assuming I have a blind hem foot, and I bet I do). :o)
7/15/08 8:27 PM
Terri A said...
Thanks - great idea!
9/17/08 10:30 PM
AngieC said...
I just tried it and it works beautifully! Great tip Meggie!
10/12/08 11:26 PM
Mahogany Stylist said...
Thanks for the tip.
5/4/09 5:37 PM
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics
Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics


Create a Jacket Muslin
Create a Jacket Muslin


Jamie Christina Sunny Day Dress and Skirt Pattern (JC308SD)

Jamie Christina Sunny Day Dress and Skirt Pattern (JC308SD)

Buy Now
J Stern Designs Khaki Pants Pattern

J Stern Designs Khaki Pants Pattern

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.