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Tips & Techniques > triple stitch for hemming jeans

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Posted on: 5/15/11 9:43 PM
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I have been lucky enough to have a source for jeans thread for hemming jeans in the usual orange and dark blue. However, my daughter's new jeans had more of a gold thread. I had some gold maxilock thread that would work but definitely not the heavy jeans variety. I used the triple straight stitch option on my machine, lengthening the stitch. I tested it on the fabric that I had to cut off to check the color match and the length. Can't tell that it wasn't the original hem.

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elsew said... (5/16/11 3:28 PM) Reply
Loved this idea....lets use those overlooked utility stitches on our machines - this one is a gem !
VivianZ said... (5/16/11 7:36 AM) Reply
Great idea!
 
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