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Tips & Techniques > Flatlock Cord onto Jacket Facing Seam

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Posted on: 7/13/04 4:24 PM
Last Updated: 3/23/05 11:16 AM
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It's always a nice touch to decorate the inside facing seam on jackets where it attaches to the lining. On this jacket I had some rayon cording that matched perfectly. By using my beading foot on my Evolve serger, a 2 thread flatlock stitch, and 2 spools of invisible thread (Wonder Thread) I quickly and easily accomplished this task.

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Rennie Ashby said... (8/23/04 7:35 AM) Reply
Yes, I see no reason why this could not be done on the sewing machine. I have a serger fascination and had just finished a 4 day serger workshop, hence the motivation to try this. Next jacket, I want to flatlock ribbon floss. Looks like soutache braid trim. :-)
MaryBeth said... (8/22/04 10:40 AM) Reply
Interesting tip!
Asa Hagstrom said... (8/22/04 4:27 AM) Reply
That looks very professional, Rennie! I guess a piping foot for the SM would work too?
 
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