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Re: Top Sewing
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: April 11, 2009 12:09AM

Brain buzz!

"Mattress" ("invisible") stitch is usually done from the right side because it is easy to describe and illustrate that way, but it is such a deeply hidden stitch (thus the name) that you can actually work it with a contrasting yarn and you will have to force the seam apart to see the other color. So "top sewing" would be a reasonable term to hang on it.

I am uncomfortable doing it from the right side and work it as though I were working a backstitch or basting stitch, holding the selvedges up with the work hanging down. It doesn't matter if you understand the principle.

Bet you've nailed the solution to the mystery.

Subject Written By Posted
  Top Sewing coolmazzy 04/09/2009 12:08PM
  Re: Top Sewing Alex 04/09/2009 08:21PM
  Re: Top Sewing coolmazzy 04/10/2009 05:56AM
  Re: Top Sewing Alex 04/11/2009 12:09AM

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