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.
This article is from Threads #157.