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The entire photograph consultant to stitching – Revised is the only reference each sewer wishes. Its 352 pages and 1100 pictures conceal each point of favor and décor stitching. Sections contain selecting the best instruments and notions, utilizing traditional machines and sergers, model stitching, tailoring, and residential décor tasks. incorporated are step by step directions for uncomplicated initiatives like pillows, tablecloths, and window remedies. Sewers from rookies to the expert will flip to this booklet back and again.

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Blindstitch hem foot positions the hem for blindstitch hemming on the machine. This is a fast alternative to hemming by hand. Even Feed foot feeds top and bottom layers together so seams start and end evenly. Use it for vinyl, pile fabrics, bulky knits, or other fabrics that tend to stick, slip, or stretch. This foot is also useful for topstitching and stitching plaids. Button foot holds flat buttons in position for attaching with machine zigzag stitch. This foot saves time when sewing on several buttons.

The Serger A serger is a special-purpose sewing machine that supplements a conventional machine. It is similar to the speed-sewing equipment used by garment manufacturers. A serger cuts sewing time consider ably, because it trims and overcasts raw fabric edges as it sews the seam. In addition, it performs this three-in-one operation at high speed. Sergers form 1,500 or more stitches a minute—about twice the rate of conventional sewing machines. As another benefit, all fabrics feed evenly so that even traditionally difficult-to-handle fabrics, such as slippery silks and thin sheers, will not take any extra sewing time.

Selecting the right fabric for your sewing project takes a little practice. Refer to the back of the pattern envelope for suggestions, and learn to feel the hand of fabric. Quality fabric doesn’t have to be expensive. Choose well-made fabric that will wear well and stay looking good. Easy-to-Sew Fabrics There are many fabrics that are easy and quick to sew. These fabrics are generally plain weave or firm knit, of medium weight. Most do not require complicated seam finishes or special handling, since they ravel very little.

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