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Blind stitch on first fold of mens shirt front
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Date: 11/4/12 11:53 PM

Pattern calls for blind stitch on the first fold on right side of mans shirt prior to second fold and press. Is there any reason a machine basting stitch could not be used and removed when final top stitching is ready.

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Date: 11/5/12 7:17 AM

Go for what works for you! Pattern makers are sometimes very arbitrary in their instructions!

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In reply to kayakpeak

Date: 11/5/12 7:56 AM

I've done the same many times...basted it instead.

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In reply to kayakpeak

Date: 11/5/12 4:15 PM

I have done that as well... basting stitch should work fine.

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