How to Give Topstitching a Polished Finish
July 14, 2018 |
| Quilting How-To
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.
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.
The few extra minutes it takes to bury both top and bottom thread tails is well worth the polished results.
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