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Posted on: 5/3/11 2:25 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people   Very Helpful by 12 people   
I recently bought some twin stretch needles to use to hem my knit tops. They are the best! They are easy to use and give a very professional look. I have tried various techniques for hemming knits but none work as well as the twin stretch needles. I was lusting after a coverstitch machine until I discovered them. No more.

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Jewel said... (6/5/11 5:15 PM) Reply
Twin needle is a very useful tool when you sew knits. Did you try with other decorative stitches? I like feather stitch and flindhem stitches with twin needles. They are pretty, and sort of mimic the cover stitch machine stitches.
snippy7 said... (5/7/11 12:49 PM) Reply
Thank you for your review; I am preparing to make some girls' capri leggings, and I too, have bought twin stretch needles. (Hard to find!)
arianamaniacs said... (5/4/11 9:11 AM) Reply
Good idea, I will have to buy some of those, I have the same problem. I don't want to buy a coverstitich serger when I already have one
 
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