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rounding curves (Tip/Technique)
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Posted on: 4/8/08 0:13 AM
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When you must go around a tight curve such as a rounded pocket edge or a scallop or a shaped tie, if you reduce your stitch length to a very small stitch,it will be SO much easier to get a smoother curve. You don't struggle to make that turn.
I've read this hint in several books yet have never taken the time to do it until recently. WOW - so much easier. You can teach an old dog new tricks!
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joyces said...
great tip/reminder. I learned that at Victoria Sewing Expo a week ago in a class by Ron Collins about making pockets. Couldn't believe how much difference it made.
4/8/08 0:53 AM
HeyJane said...
Great reminder, I forget to do that........
4/9/08 7:35 AM
CSM--Carla said...
THANK YOU for this tip!
4/9/08 12:25 PM
AnitaJ said...
Thanks for this tip! Now I'm actually looking forward to sewing my next tight curve.
4/11/08 6:48 AM
sewtime said...
Thank you for this tip!
12/15/08 7:17 PM

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