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Date: 1/10/10 11:48 PM

I'm working on a simple running tank for my daughter out of a stretch brushed micropoly I bought from fabric.com. I'm used a 70 ballpoint needle. So far, I have decided my sewing machine, serger and iron all hate this stuff. Are there any tricks that someone knows of? I'm getting there but ripping out a lot of seams too.

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Date: 1/11/10 5:05 PM

You might consider trying Schmetz Microtex needles. I was sewing some wickaway and it was giving me fits until I remembered to use those needles.

Schmetz Microtex

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Date: 1/15/10 9:41 PM

Thanks! I think I even have some!

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Subject: Topic moved Date: 1/19/10 10:23 AM

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