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Pillow cording

jojo's picture

Can anyone tell me a correct way to sew cording around the corners of throw pillows? I haven't sewn on a machine in a long time and this is my first attempt at throw pillows. My problem is the corners - when I pin the cording around the corner is bunches up too much. I've tried sniping, but that doesn't seem to do much good. Thx.


btw, I'm using a Pfaff that I just bought - love it!


Jojo

rfresia's picture

(post #24476, reply #1 of 3)

You have to be brave enough to clip right to the stitching in three or four places and don't make a sharp corner.  Curve around just a little, maybe a quarter inch radius.    


                                                             rjf


Edited 4/5/2003 5:18:34 PM ET by rjf

 

jojo's picture

(post #24476, reply #2 of 3)

Thanks rjf.  I'll try to be brave.


jojo

ehBeth's picture

(post #24476, reply #3 of 3)

Ok - it's nearly 3 weeks later - did you clip? were you brave? are you on a sewing blitz? Tell, tell, tell!  <grin>

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