Thread: Machine Sewing
View Single Post
Unread 10-06-2012, 11:02 AM   #4
buggainok
Stazon Splitcoast
 
buggainok's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Posts: 10,758
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kristin9312 View Post
okay...any advice would be greatly appreciated. I have already broken my singer simple machine. I am now back to using my smaller sewing machine. I did find out some better thread to use. but my next question is how do you ladies that sew on your cards get such straight lines? I know the setting is for straight lines...but I can NEVER get the straight line stitch to actually be STRAIGHT. Any advice, tips, secrets would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
I sew a lot on fabric, and have found that putting a piece of colored "painters tape" parallel to the seam lines already on the sewing machine plate helps as an "eyeball guide" when trying to stitch straight.
__________________
Bugga in OK

"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible." Dalai Lama
buggainok is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote