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« on: June 24, 2004 02:29:08 PM »

I have a regular Singer home sewing machine (model 6412, if that means anything to any of you!) and I want to experiment with leather and suede scraps. First, does anyone know if I can use a sturdy needle and use my machine or is that crazy??

Second, does anyone know any good resources for suede & leather? I'd love to get some bright colors, if possible.

any help will be GREATLY appreciated.

« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2004 03:49:02 PM »

I would look into getting a needle for your machine that is specifically for sewing leather.  A Teflon presser foot would probably help you out as well.  Check eBay auctions for scrap...I have seen some good deals on a "grab bag" of leather/suede scraps.
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2004 06:30:47 AM »

Thanks so much for the help!
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