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Master the Coverstitch Machine: The complete coverstitch sewing guide

Master the Coverstitch Machine: The complete coverstitch sewing guide

by Johanna Lundström

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Overview

Get ready to take your coverstitch machine skills to the next level! Learn all the necessary techniques you need in order to create professional-looking garments that will rival ready-to-wear.

Master the Coverstitch machine will guide you through the best practices needed for successful coverstitching, with easy to understand, illustrated, step-by-step instructions.

With the basics covered, you’ll be able to create garments following the detailed tutorials on everything from sewing binding and neckband to jeans making and underwear.

Master the Coverstitch Machine will teach you how to:


  • Hem garments like a pro
  • Sew binding, ribbing and other neckline finishes
  • Buy the coverstitch machine that best fits your needs
  • Use professional techniques for swimwear, activewear and underwear
  • Stitch decorative seams
  • Use a coverstitch machine for jeans making
  • Fix common coverstitch issues
  • Use different presser feet and attachments for maximum results
  • Pick the right type of needles and thread for your projects
  • Clean and maintain your machine


Master the Coverstitch Machine also features sewing industry experts who share their best tips for successful coverstitching.

Coverstitching can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. If you follow the methods described in this book you'll be amazed how little tweaks can vastly improve the end result!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789163961519
Publisher: Last Stitch
Publication date: 03/18/2019
Pages: 158
Sales rank: 159,763
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

MACHINE

Coverstitch models

Coverstitch buyer's guide

Parts of a coverstitch

Coverstitch maintenance

Cleaning the coverstitch

TOOLS

Machine accessories

Speciality presser feet

Coverstitch attachments

Anatomy of a needle

Needle systems

Needle types

Needle sizes

Inserting needles

Time to change the needle?

Coverstitch thread

Using Thread accessories

SET-UP

Threading the machine

Coverstitch settings

SEAMS

Coverstitch seams

Coverstitch seams

Coverstitch tension guide

Troubleshooting guide

SEWING

Hemming: In the round

Hemming: Flat assembly

Securing the seams

How to remove a seam

Stitched down seams: Straddle position

Stitched down seams: Over the seam allowance

Reverse coverstitching

PROJECTS

Attaching stretch lace

Fold-over elastic

Elastic openings

Lingerie elastic

Folded and stitched neckline

Single layer binding

Binding with a trimmed edge

Double layer knit binding

Binder attachment knit binding

Belt loops

Belt loops with a folder

Chainstitched jeans hem

Ribbing cuffs and neckband

Sweatshirt V-appliqué

Decorative side pocket



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