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Posted on: 5/24/09 7:25 PM
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I recently sewed jeans and had trouble with topstitching. Getting two even lines of stitching, especially around curves, is tough! I didn't have the appropriate twin needle and flaws were noticeable in the contrasting thread.

I sewed a third line between the first two using matching thread and it camouflaged any unevenness. I thought it was really cool and wanted to share.

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bluefly said...
Great looking jeans. Thanks for sharing.
5/25/09 9:26 AM
JEF said...
Thanks - that's a great idea!
5/25/09 9:26 AM
goodworks1 said...
Very creative!
5/25/09 1:53 AM
 
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