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Posted on: 8/6/05 0:34 AM
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After placing a rubber band on the arm of my machine, I find that this works great in creating nice and evenly stitched seams. I have been using this for many years. I like that I have an edge to guide my fabric against, especially if it is wiggley and I can adjust it to wearever I am stitching my seams.

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PVA said... (6/11/06 2:09 PM) Reply
Another brillian idea for that free-arm! Jennifer, you're a genius! Thank you!
cally said... (12/22/05 10:12 AM) Reply
great idea - I will try it
BOO said... (10/4/05 3:00 PM) Reply
Petite Jill said... (10/2/05 1:55 AM) Reply
Jennifer I have been using this method with the rubber band for quite awhile and I find it very useful as well for stitching seams.
dewisew said... (9/10/05 1:38 PM) Reply
Great idea! Easy to adjust, too!
Beverlie said... (8/21/05 11:58 AM) Reply
Why didn't I THINK OF THAT!!! Great tip!
Twis said... (8/14/05 12:10 PM) Reply
Sound like a winner to me.
utz said... (8/7/05 8:41 PM) Reply
This is a great tip. Duh to me. Would never have thought of it. Will try tomorrow! Thanks!
drsue said... (8/7/05 10:00 AM) Reply
You clever girl, you! I love these simple, yet effective tips!
Rebecca D said... (8/7/05 8:37 AM) Reply
What a great idea -- I could have used this the other day. Thanks for the tip.
ClareinStitches said... (8/7/05 5:49 AM) Reply
What a brilliant idea! Many thanks for this, Jennifer
flower2005 said... (8/7/05 2:04 AM) Reply
What a great idea! They say theres nothing new under the sun,but I've not come accross this before. Valerie
keric said... (8/6/05 11:28 AM) Reply
This is great! I'll have to try this and see if it's better than my magnetic seam guide!
Loreli said... (8/6/05 2:28 AM) Reply
Super tip! Thanks
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