Professionally finished hem with a Janome CoverPro!

A professional hem with the Janome CoverPro 1000CPX! The best deals from Pink Castle faabrics!
A professional hem with the Janome CoverPro 1000CPX! The best deals from Pink Castle faabrics!

Ever wonder what a CoverPro (or a cover stitch) machine does?  This little beauty makes amazing professional looking hems!   When you look at the bottom of most knit shirts (you may be wearing one now) you will see 2 or three lines of straight stitching on the top and some crazy loops on the other side.This allows your hem to stretch with the fabric without breaking.  

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How to Sew Knit Fabric Without a Serger – Hemming with a Twin Needle

When we start sewing, we normally start with woven fabrics or fabric without any stretch. But when we buy clothing, for ourselves, for our children, we are generally buying knits. Knits have some stretch, are forgiving to wear, and so comfortable!

But after we have sewn for a while, we of course begin to wonder if we can’t just sew our own t-shirts and knit dresses.

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