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Old 02-08-2011, 09:37
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Default Can i applique with a reg. sewing machine?

I really want to try making some super cute kids clothes, but I don't have a serger or embroidery machine...just a plain jane sewing machine. LOL

I saw this outfit on another post. My question is, can i get the 'green' stitch on my regular sewing machine?


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Old 02-08-2011, 10:46
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Default Re: Can i applique with a reg. sewing machine?

some machines have a satin stitch setting, some don't. or you can always use a zig-zag...
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I was going to say that too if you dont have that stitch you can use a tight zig zag if you can sew pretty straight , i tried and i cannot lol
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Old 02-08-2011, 11:14
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Thanks ladies. I so wish i had an embroidery machine. But I'm notorious for BIG ideas and not having the time to finish/start them. LOL
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I am so glad you posted this. I was wanting to know the same thing.
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You sure can...All of my applique work is done with a regular old sewing machine and the zigzag stitch....Some of my work



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OMGosh!! I love your work. Too stinkin' CUTE!!! I am super excited to get some items tomorrow to start this project for my kids.

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Oh my gosh super cute!!! What width do you put your zig zag at if you don't mind me asking

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Oh my gosh super cute!!! What width do you put your zig zag at if you don't mind me asking


too cute I love it, I cant sew straight enough for all that, i wish i could
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Old 02-08-2011, 06:40
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How to you make your appliques? I am gonna do a basic heart for my first few, but am very curious what you do after that. LOl Coloring book??
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