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The Twin Needle

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The Twin Needle
« on: March 09, 2017, 11:20:27 AM »
I decided to dig one of these out, to do the hem on the Yellow Peril toile for the SewAlong.

Not used it for ages, but it worked like a charm.  I used a 4mm Ball Point in the Singer 611g, dropped the tension a bit, and just sewed along the pressed hem.  No problems at all.

I wasn't sure if this was the right place to put this thread, so if it's in the wrong place, feel free to move it.

Jessie
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Francesca

Re: The Twin Needle
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 12:41:14 PM »
I use them occasionally but find it very hit or miss depending on fabrics. My twin needle really really hates anything too thin.
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Re: The Twin Needle
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 13:24:48 PM »
I was half expecting that to happen too Fran, but this lycra fabric went through very nicely.

I was being lazy really, I didn't feel like threading the coverstitch up, especially for what is really just a toile.

Jessie
Jessie, who is very happy to be here!!  :),  but who has far too many sewing machines to be healthy, and a fabric stash which is becoming embarrassing.