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Posted on: 9/25/03 11:45 PM
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This is just one more application for the double needle/wolly nylon in the bobbin technique that many people use to stitch hems in place on knit garments. I'm basically adding this tip because I've gotten to the point where I do it on all my knit tops with a neckband and I'm tired of typing it in each review...;)

After the neckband has been applied to your knit shirt, do one more step with the double needle...topstitch the neckband/shirt seam, keeping the needles centered over the seam. This gives a very RTW look on the neckline and has the bonus of helping hold the neckband flatter too!

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Georgene said...
Yep, that's what I did on my DH's "Euro Tee", it come out so great!
9/26/03 12:54 PM
Katharine in BXL said...
Thanks for the tip! Sounds like a winner. I like how you made it into a tip so you wuldn't have to keep re-typing it! :) Keep up the good work.
10/1/03 7:37 AM
Gigi Louis said...
Lisa, this is such a great tip. This final stitching adds such a beautiful RTW look to our knits. An added bonus is that the neckband lays so much flatter, especially when using ribbing. Thanks for sharing it.
10/1/03 2:44 PM
oldsewandsew said...
Thanks Lisa - very interesting!
10/2/03 1:09 PM
JDpenelope said...
Nice tip. Will definitely use this, as I just bought a double needle for stretch fabrics.
12/3/03 7:18 AM
BlackBeauty said...
Hi, let me try this first before buying a cs machine .Thanks a lot. Regards,
2/28/08 7:36 PM
 
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