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« on: May 21, 2010 05:16:53 PM »

 What stitch do I use to stop jersey from puckering? I don't have a serger. I'm making a maxi dress and the skirt puckered. I have a basic singer
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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2010 09:46:47 AM »

Use a zig zag.  You may have to adjust the stitch tension and length, but a regular zig zag always works for me.
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« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2010 08:42:28 AM »

Also, stretch the jersey taut every so slightly while you are sewing, that should help too.
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« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2010 12:41:43 PM »

Also also, make sure you're using a ballpoint needle. Took me a few tries to figure that one out.
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« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2010 02:47:34 PM »

thanks for the tips! I will have to try the ball point needle. And the stretching.
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