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Old 08-17-2010, 08:39 AM
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If you have made one of the puppy minkee blankets, could you please offer suggestions as to how to sew this together. I'm thinking it is sewn with a 1/2" seam and then turned inside out. Thanks in advance for your suggestions!
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:50 AM
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This looks so cute, but I too have no idea, somebody that knows what it's all about, Please answer soon....
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:57 AM
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They are most likely sewn on a serger. Minky is kinda hard to work with. I made robes for my 3 DGD's for Christmas out of Minky and used the serger. It is rather stretchy and the sewing machine made puckery seams.
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I wonder if you used a roller foot if the minky would be easier to sew?
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What if I use a lightweight fusible pellon, would that help keep the minkee in control on the sewing machine?
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Old 08-17-2010, 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted by amma
I wonder if you used a roller foot if the minky would be easier to sew?
I found the fabric to roll ahead of the roller foot; maybe a walking foot, I didn't try that.
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Old 08-17-2010, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Lakeview Quilting
What if I use a lightweight fusible pellon, would that help keep the minkee in control on the sewing machine?
You can't use fusible on minky; it won't stand the heat. And if you use interfacing you lose the softness and flexibility of the minky. I myself would just buy the toys. They are cute but to me too much work, especially if it is a little one. Larger animals would be easier to sew and without too much detail.
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