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Thread: Serging Around Curves

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    Serging Around Curves

    This morning I watched a terrific Sewing with Nancy video and really loved this idea, but I'd like to try it with chiffon or satin. Problem - when I try serging curves the stitching tends to separate from the fabric. Any ideas?
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    I know what you mean, try going slowly and shove it in there

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    I'll try and will report back!
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    There was an article. How to Easily Hem Sheer Fabrics in Threads mag. it was not on curves though.

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    Just found a tutorial. Linny was right - no need for speed! http://www.makeithandmade.com/2012/0...ge-curves.html
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    Perhaps if you used a stabilizer on the fabric it would stop fraying.
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    I experienced that also. Going slow and making sure your fabric is in line as it is on the straight sewing. I actually stop every few stitches to make sure I have the fabric in the right position.
    It is what it is ...deal with it.

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    Thanks for the tips!
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    I have those rulers! What a neat idea....sounds like she does not sew them...hmmm...

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