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Leslie in Austin
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Date: 1/6/08 9:30 PM

Truckin' along tracing and cutting out a pattern from a Burda Easy Fashion Spring/Summer 2007 feeling pretty proud of my rusty German until I hit this:

Unterlegstreifen für Stepperei

Huh?

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Date: 1/6/08 10:07 PM

The best translation I can find is "underlay strip for quilting". Does that make sense with the context?

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Date: 1/6/08 10:08 PM

Hi Leslie,

I don't know German but i went to www.dictionary.com where there is a language translator and this is what comes up ?????Supporting tire for Stepperei ??? Usually, it works for me
Hope one of our german sewers can come to your rescue. Coleen

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Date: 1/6/08 10:21 PM

unter can be under
streif = strip
stepp = stitch

Maybe stitch a supporting strip (stabilser?) to the wrong side of something? I'm only guessing though.

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Date: 1/6/08 10:58 PM

I think it's 6am in Germany now...maybe you will get a response soon!!

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Date: 1/6/08 11:36 PM

Thanks everyone. Yeah, Unterlegstreifen, to the best of my understanding is underlay strips, but what the heck is Stepperei?

Ooooo Belinda! I think you've got it. It does look to be a stabilizing strip for a seam.

The great PatternReview Sisterhood does it again!! :-)

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Date: 1/7/08 5:10 PM

HIi, I can help...It's a stabilizing stripe to put under the area that you'll be top stitching. It's 11 o'clock at night and I'm on my way to bed. I hope you're on the way the the machine!!!

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Date: 1/7/08 5:45 PM

Vielen Dank, Joann!!

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Date: 1/8/08 6:40 AM

I am a bit late but Stepperei means decorative stitching or top stitching.

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