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Cover Stitching 101

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Cover stitching is the ready-to-wear industry standard for hemming knit garments. It is fast to sew, lies smoothly on the fabric, stretches without breaking the thread, and lends a professional appearance. The cover-stitch machine is now readily available to the home sewer, so this multipurpose stitch can be easily created at home. Author Pamela Leggett explains what a cover stitch is, how to select the best cover-stitch machine for your needs, basic and advanced techniques, and project ideas.

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  1. sewandgolf | | #1

    I have a serger, wish I had the cover stitch machine too.

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