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Topic: What type of stitch should I use when sewing on ballet ribbons?  (Read 879 times)
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Neha smith
« on: October 28, 2011 04:19:03 AM »

I know how to sew. I just can't find the right pattern and technique to sew one nicely. Thanks a lot! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2011 05:38:36 AM »

You can turn under the edge and just do two rows of straight stitch, about an 1/8" apart from each other.  Go over them twice for extra stability.
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2012 10:54:22 AM »

Are you talking about ballet ribbons on shoes? If so, I would just just a small straight stitch. You could use a backstitch if you really wanted to. When I used to danced, we sewed the ribbons on in a box pattern with an x from corner-corner. Most importantly, instead of using regular sewing thread, we used dental floss. I don't know of anyone who ever had their ribbons come off after sewing them on that way.
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