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Old 03-05-2010, 09:04
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Is there an easy way (or any way) to do this with my machine? I have someone who wants the same design on a shirt & on one pant leg. I've done just stitch around a design using my sewing machine on pants legsby putting it over the arm but I don't know how I'll get enough "flat" area to do it with the embroidery machine.

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Old 03-05-2010, 09:09
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Default Re: applique on pant legs?

I don't applique but from what I understand some people actually take the pants apart.

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Old 03-05-2010, 09:23
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Default Re: applique on pant legs?

Thank you!! When I googled info about doing it that seems to be what's suggested. I was just hoping there was a way to do it without taking the pants apart - but I don't think there is.
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Old 03-05-2010, 10:02
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i upgraded to a bigger machine that has the free arm just to avoid this problem. so sorry! I guess take the pants apart
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Old 03-05-2010, 01:49
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Default Re: applique on pant legs?

Yep take the inseam apart. Easy to do and then you have a nice flat surface to work on. When you are done just sew it up and run it through the serger....good as new!
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Old 03-05-2010, 04:21
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Thanks ladies. I'll take the in-seam out & resew. Meanwhile I will dream of a bigger & better machine...someday!!
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Old 03-05-2010, 09:12
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Unfortunately a bigger and better machine isn't going to eliminate taking the seam out! LOL
You just gotta do it! LOL
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:50
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marking for later....
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Old 03-07-2010, 09:13
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Unfortunately a bigger and better machine isn't going to eliminate taking the seam out! LOL
You just gotta do it! LOL
LOL your right about that. Would be nice.
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Old 03-07-2010, 09:48
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i upgraded to a bigger machine that has the free arm just to avoid this problem.
There are embroidery machines that have a free arm??!! *faints*
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