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Old 09-06-2007, 10:28 PM
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Originally Posted by benchracer1
How is the best way to hold the binding while sewing
Pulling the binding toward you (away from the sewing machine needle and towards you) will pull it shut over the top and bottom of the carpet if you want to sew both sides at once. It works the same way if you are sewing in the ditch, but when you come to a tight corner, you need to let up to give yourself a little slack to turn the corner. This is really hard to describe without showing you in person. A beginning, or inexperienced sewer is going to struggle with a 90 degree corner, no matter what.
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