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  • Melissa Scheuerman
    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
    Message 1 of 3 , May 15, 2002
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      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?
      Melissa

      > 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.
      >
      > Duckie
      > (newbie to sewing with "plastic")
      >
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