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Posted on: 6/12/12 11:45 AM
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I don't have a pintuck foot that fits my machine. So I took my metal invisible zipper foot and a 2mm double needle. I put the thread tension (on the disks where the thread goes through as you thread the machine) on the highest number.
Stitch length at 2mm as well.
Voila! beautiful pin tucks! I used the edge of the foot to determine the distance to the next pintuck. If you want them narrower or wider you'll have to come up with some other way of measuring.

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Alice said... (7/11/12 12:19 PM) Reply
It couldn't look better had you used a pintuck foot. Good job!
Mary Stiefer said... (6/16/12 1:34 PM) Reply
Well done - that looks great
RadarRadiance said... (6/13/12 9:00 PM) Reply
Very nice, I love pintucks.
deesews said... (6/13/12 1:33 AM) Reply
I'm sorry--how did you do this? Did you put the needle on the bottom of the foot? Where? Sounds innovative!
Annie- oh said... (6/12/12 7:56 PM) Reply
Yes, it is pretty! Thanks for the neat hint.
Pj3g said... (6/12/12 3:22 PM) Reply
That is so pretty!
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