Category Archives: Embellishments

Circular Lace Insets/Applique

Although it’s been over a year since I posted to this blog, I use my cover stitch machine frequently.  I consider this blog a roaring success because I went from using my cover stitch every 3 or 4 months to … Continue reading

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Faux Ribbing

I’m adapting this technique from an old Threads article. A quick search shows that the Sewing Divas also made a blog post. In the original Threads article, the author uses various twin needles to create the look of ribbing by … Continue reading

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Reversed Pintucks

I’m not sure what to call these. I’m using the bottom of the stitch, the part that is normally hidden from view, the reverse side; as my embellishment for Otto 2010/5 Style 10.  I didn’t want the pin tuck to … Continue reading

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Cover Stitching Corners

^^^I first published this information On July 24, 2013,  in  KS2599 & Taking Corners with the Cover Stitch. I feel this is important information as it documents how to use a Cover Stitch machine to navigate corners. I’m repeating this … Continue reading

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PinTucks

Yes, using the Cover Stitch machine for pin tucks.   I used pin tucks extensively at my Bernina 1630. They were always a problem.  The threads would insist upon twisting, despite my careful threading and using both sides of the … Continue reading

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Ribbon Weaving

This is a technique I first saw being used with flat-locking at the serger.  I was never able to try it out. My first serger would not flat lock. The 2nd would, but the flat locking was so narrow I … Continue reading

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