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Thread: UNDO????

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    :roll: :roll: Don't know about this. I am not sure.Does anyone know if there is any way to get out stitch marks if you make a mistake and have to pull or rip out a row of them. I really don't think there is any way to erase those marks...but I could be wrong.

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    Power Poster sueisallaboutquilts's Avatar
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    I wouldn't worry about it. Whenever that happens to me I find that once it's washed the fabric goes back the way it was.
    Don't worry!! :D:D

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    You're talking about the holes, right? Just run your fingernail back and forth on the stitches...sometimes going north/south -- and change to east/west. It'll push the threads back in line. And BTW - I never RIP threads out --- too easy to tear the fabric.

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    I did that several times today and when I pressed the piece, the holes didn't show.

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    When you wash it or apply heat the holes just disappear.

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    One more thing...I wouldn't rip but unstitch gently to avoid any distortion.

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    Use a size 11 or 12 needle and change the needle oftener than you'd think and you won't leave holes. A quilting needle is sharper than a universal and does less damage, too.

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    The only fabric that I worry about are the white on white types of fabric. I have had concerns at times over those holes disappearing, the others "come out in the wash" :wink: :D:D:D

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    do not rip--use a thinner needle---water spray +iron--see i am an expert at somthing ---what is it they say you learn more from your mistakes--i have a honnors degree in un sewing!!!!

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    If the needle is making hoes in it, I would change the needle as suggested above, and maybe to a smaller size. Otherwise, PRESS!!

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