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Posted on: 4/10/11 11:37 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people   Very Helpful by 10 people   
When constructing a heavy garment (flannel) on your serger, raise your presser foot and put your project under--then go... Don't try to just feed the beginning of your project under the presser foot--especially with a knife... Your lower layer will bunch up. And then your seams will not match up.
Ask me how I know!! I've done it several times now. :(

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BJCG said... (6/5/11 12:47 PM) Reply
Thanks for the tip very helpful
Passion4Sewing said... (4/10/11 4:33 PM) Reply
Mine ends up in a big knotted mess that won't move! Sometimes I remember to not start at very end. Good tip.
 
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