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Quick Tips For Sewing Difficult Fabrics

By: Mayra Cecilia from So Sew Easy
Updated December 28, 2019
Quick Tips For Sewing Difficult Fabrics
Quick Tips For Sewing Difficult Fabrics

"Knowing good basic sewing skills always comes in handy. But sometimes, challenging fabrics can still be too much to handle. Indeed, what may seem like simple tasks of folding and cutting fabric can become frustrating –not to mention the difficulties that will be encountered when we start running our sewing machines through these uncooperative fabrics. Generally, when dealing with challenging fabrics, there are some things we can do to immediately improve the situation. Adjusting your machine's thread tension up and down until you identify the best setting for the particular fabric can do wonders. Speeding up as well as slowing down the sewing may make your sewing machine run smoothly over the fabric. You may just have to experiment a little. Simply making sure that the fabric is free of dust or any adhesive residue may also make it cooperate better with your sewing. However, if these quick tips don't work, then you can read on and take note of some of these helpful hacks and tips for sewing difficult fabrics."

Project TypeLearn a Technique

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Sewn byEither Hand or Machine

Easy

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