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Posted on: 3/7/08 10:17 PM
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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.

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