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Topic: Fishnet Swim cover-How do I sew it?  (Read 1042 times)
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Talentof_None
« on: May 15, 2010 09:15:17 PM »

Hello,

I'm not finding much help on the net, so I figured I'd get the best results here.

I found some nice fishnet material to make a swim suit cover up, but I'm not sure how to hem/cut it up.  A few sites said to use bias tape, which I would try to make my own to give it a bit of stretch; still, I have no idea how to attach it.

Any suggestions would be great, and I appreciate your time. Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2010 09:30:15 PM »

I would encase the cut edge between double fold bias tape (the narrower one, but that's personal preference!).  Then just sew up with a regular straight stitch.  Don't try to sew one side then flip, just top stitch through all the layers.  That way the netting is firmly encased and won't pull free.
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2010 09:57:28 PM »

Thank you! I've seen you post often with great advice, so I will do as you suggested. Thanks again.   Cheesy
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