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« on: May 25, 2005 05:04:56 PM »

Okay. So I have this 2inch elastic I want to sew to the bottom of a tee shirt to make a skirt. Please tell me if I'm thinking of how to do this right. Stretch the elastic but not the fabric. Right?

Oh, and how do I tell if any one my needles are ball point?

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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2005 05:09:09 PM »

so I looked. All I have is ONE (clearly labled) ball point needle (out something like thirty) but it says for light wieght stuff anf I think my elastic and fabric are too heavy for the needle. Would it be so super terrible to use a regular needle? I really don't wanna go to the craft store tonight but I wanna make this skirt....

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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2005 10:38:02 AM »

no it wouldn't be awful to use a regular needle. And yes stretch the elastic, not the t shirt.
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2005 12:15:46 PM »

thank you!!!!

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