How to sew stretch seams with a simple zig-zag only sewing machine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8exUCIleGo

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    Jan 1, 2011, 06.28 PMby mje2009

    Yes! Thank you. I’ve been afraid to use knits because I don’t have a serger. Can you post something aout choosing a knit? Do some knits have more stretch than others? How do you buy the fabric?

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    Nov 4, 2010, 09.13 PMby Shirley Dunlop

    Thank you for this. I have a walking foot for my quilting…so happy to know I can use it for stretch fabrics.

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    May 15, 2010, 03.39 PMby lilcritter

    How would you do a basting stitch for gathers. I think this stitch length would be to small to pull up, and would a straight stitch be needed instead of a zig zag?.

    Thank you.

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    Mar 23, 2010, 05.05 AMby ballandbone

    Very cool – you made it look easy. I happen to have that foot and want to sew a silk jersey dress.

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      Mar 25, 2010, 12.32 AMby knittingand

      It definitely is easy. That was only the second time I’d done it :)

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    Jan 9, 2010, 05.05 AMby patchitup

    Thank you for this video. As the others say, I did not know about the walking foot. Now I really can create patterns from my favorite t-shirts and make a whole drawerful.

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    Dec 1, 2009, 03.36 AMby teener

    Very helpful! I, too, did not realize I was not using the proper foot! Thanks!

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    Nov 22, 2009, 09.38 PMby tjmnavynuke

    nice video very clear in instructions. Thank you

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    Nov 10, 2009, 09.56 PMby fifuzz

    Thanks! That was really useful – especially the part about the walking foot – I never realised that’s the one I needed!

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