How to Give Topstitching a Polished Finish

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No More Stubby Thread Tail Whiskers!

Topstitching adds a polished, professional look to many pieced and quilted projects. However, stubby clipped thread tails can mar an otherwise neat finish.

The solution is simple – bury the thread ends. It’s quick, easy to do and creates a professional look. No more clipped thread whiskers on either side of the project.

How to Give Topstitching a Polished Finish

Damjana from Apple Green Cottage has written an excellent tutorial. She shows how to bury the thread ends two ways. The first is for situations when the top and bottom threads are different colors. The second is for when they’re the same. In both cases, self-threading needles can make the job go more quickly.

The few extra minutes it takes to bury both top and bottom thread tails is well worth the polished results.

Click here for the free “How To Finish A Seam The Neat Way” tutorial.


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