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Braden
12-01-2006, 10:56 PM
Can you sew your sweater seams on a sewing machine? I have a sweater that needs seaming, and I have a sewing machine coming in the mail, so...

hummingbird
12-01-2006, 11:06 PM
I've sewed a sweater on a sewing machine before. I didn't have anyproblems. Just make sure you have the right kind of foot so it can go over the yarn since its thicker than a lot of other fabrics. Keep in mind that it will look different than hand sewing it with yarn.

Jan in CA
12-01-2006, 11:08 PM
I wouldn't recommend it, but I haven't tried it so I can't say definitively. I know I wouldn't do it though. Here's a recent thread about it.

Sewing seams on machine (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?p=307637&highlight=sew+seam+machine#307637)