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Sewing Sampler Feet T-Shirt Romeo

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Using Sewing Techniques with your knitting machine

Detail from Sewing Sampler

Introduction

I do almost equal amounts of sewing and knitting and often combine the two. Sometimes I make a garment like a sweatshirt or a T-shirt from bought fabric and then knit bands and cuffs to match on my machine.
My sewing machine, a Bernina 730 is 45 years old and has no stretch stitches on it, so I use a 2.5mm twin needle for all my seams.
I set the machine to do a straight stitch, and sew - the seam produced stretches and is really neat.
I like to topstitch the hems and neckbands with a 4mm twin needle which gives a really professional finish.

Detail from "Sewing Sampler" sewn with Triple Cording foot.
 
 
Sewing Sampler

Sewing Sampler

Erica's book "Sewing Sampler" details 13 different techniques using your sewing machine to complement your machine knitting.

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T-Shirt

T-Shirt

Combine your knitting and sewing skills by making a T-Shirt.

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Sewing Machine Feet

Sewing Machine Feet

Using the most suitable foot for the task in hand makes it so much easier to produce good results. The Open Toed and the Cording are two of the most useful feet for your sewing machine.

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Romeo

A water soluble stabiliser useful for buttonholes and embroidery on knitwear.

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Thumbnail pictures of some of my commissioned sewing and knitting creations.

Silk Butterfly Throw Lace Butterfly Throw

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