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Tips & Techniques > 3 step zig-zag for understitch

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Posted on: 7/4/08 2:34 PM
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When I need to understitch I usually will make a test and see if I like the traditional 1/8" straight stitch or if I prefer the wider 3 step zig-zag. More often than not I am like the way the 3 step zig-zag controls the fabric. I especially like it on the knit fabrics

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trishapatk said... (8/3/08 7:49 AM) Reply
Excellent tip! I am new to sewing with knits and have wondered about edgestitching. This makes perfect sense. Thanks!
Patzee said... (7/5/08 8:51 PM) Reply
I'll have to give this a try. Thanks!
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