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Posted on: 4/17/10 7:22 PM
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I love topstitching! A couple of tips that make it easy:
- use a topstitching needle (it does make a difference!)
- use a blind hem foot to flollow the edge of the section to be topstitched: this will keep the seam to a fixed distance.
The final result will be neat and professional.

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RLL said...
I too love topstitching, or at least the look if it :) and I use the blind hem foot of which (to me) makes it easier to stay where I want to be. I have NEVER tried a topstitching needle tho and really appreciate your tip. I will definately try it. Thanks.
4/18/10 10:53 AM
ryansmumAria said...
I've never tried a topstitching needle. how interesting
5/20/10 0:23 AM
 
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