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Old 01-04-2013, 12:39 PM   #14
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I've never had a sewing machine smoke, that must have been off putting!

When I use fabrics that fray like crazy, I use a zig zag stitch and overcast the edges. Even a straight stitch near the edge helps a lot.
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Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper
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