I was sewing basic cheap polyester dress lining yesterday, and could not prevent it from puckering. It is very thin stuff, which I did wash and dry before sewing. I tried adjusting the tension and stitch length, and also using a smaller needle, but it didn’t seem to make much difference. I’ve sewed this kind of fabric before without too many problems. Does anyone have any suggestions on what I’m doing wrong??
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