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Posted on:10/23/12 3:46 PM
Last Updated:10/23/12 5:34 PM


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renren said... (10/25/12 12:13 PM) Reply
Thanks for your comments on the orange gauchos, everyone! In answer to your question, loti, I did not use a special foot for the topstitching but just eyeballed it, keeping the line of stitching even with either a line on the machine bed or with a prong on the presser foot. I have used the quarter-inch foot for such purposes in the past and I have read of people using a couple of feet with little 'rudders' that hang down and 'ride' along in the seam. I think there is a machine quilting foot and another foot for hemming which Meggie Lulu reviewed here: http://sewing.patternreview.com/review/review/1692
KensingtonCrab said... (10/24/12 4:50 PM) Reply
They look so comfy and the fabric is pretty!
Margaret said... (10/24/12 4:29 PM) Reply
These look great! Cool fabric and nice topstitching!
marec said... (10/24/12 9:52 AM) Reply
These are great looking. I like the fabric you chose and the topstitching is well done!
cocosloft said... (10/24/12 8:13 AM) Reply
Looking good! Love the line and length of your gauchos. Your topstitching is so nice! I like to serge and turn hems as well when I have a heavier fabric. Good review!
FreyaStark said... (10/24/12 7:29 AM) Reply
They're cool pants. I like the fabric.
loti said... (10/24/12 7:28 AM) Reply
How did I miss this review? Did you use a special foot to get the top stitching so even? Lovely gauchos.
frame said... (10/23/12 5:50 PM) Reply
Your pants look very nice. Great review.
 
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