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« on: December 12, 2017 10:41:27 AM »

I need to sew something onto a pair of boxer briefs.  The problem is, the brief material is so (cheap) thin, that after it is sewn on, the briefs stretch and the stitching pulls holes into the fabric. I went with a spandex material so it would have some stretch to it, but obviously that didn't help. Any ideas of how to solve this?
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« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2017 10:49:03 AM »

I would try a stabilizer on the inside of the shorts like used with an embroidery machine. If you take your project in to a fabric shop the sales people should be able to recommend something appropriate & tell you how best to use it. Good luck!
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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2017 01:46:29 PM »

What are you trying to sew on to them, an appliqu?
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2018 10:42:46 PM »

and are you using sewing needles for knits, aka ball point needles?  They push the threads out of the way instead of cutting through them, leaving fewer holes.
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