Almost every basic sewing machine has a blind stitch. This humble stitch, used for sewing hems, is intended to be invisible. But here, utility blossoms into embellishment in three unique ways.
First, Susan Cleveland adds a perfect touch to inset piping that looks like a precise hand stitch. Next, Judith Neukam sews a romantic scalloped edge with pearl cotton. Finally, Kenneth D. King mimics a hand fell stitch on knife pleats. Learn how to take a utility stitch and make it beautiful.
From Threads #145
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Posted on Aug 27th, 2011 in sewing, online extras, how-to, downloads, threads magazine, article, Threads 145