Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Sewing with Pleather...
- When sewing this type of fabric I have sprinkled a little baby powder on the
edges that go under the presser foot and it moves through a lot smoother.
It is easy to wipe off of a very cheap solution. Maybe this will help?
> From: "duckierodgers" <duckieh@...>
> Reply-To: TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 20:36:35 -0000
> To: TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] Sewing with Pleather...
> Hello all!!
> I just got lucky and found 60" wide Black Pleather (4-way stretch)
> for $4 a yard and I picked up 10 yds worth. Yay for me! The main
> question I have is if anyone has used this fabric (or similar)
> before, how do you keep it from sticking to the presser foot without
> throwing out money for a new Teflon foot? Any ideas would be welcome
> for this and if anyone has any other tips on sewing with pleather,
> I'd be most appreciative! I need two long trench-style coats made out
> of this and I'm not familiar with how this fabric sews or handles...
> should prove to be an adventure in sewing! Thanks in advance.
> (newbie to sewing with "plastic")
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