You asked: What is the purpose of blind stitch?

A blind stitch in sewing is a method of joining two pieces of fabric so that the stitch thread is invisible, or nearly invisible. Blind stitching hides stitching under folded edges; therefore, this type of stitch can be used to create a blind hem or to join two folded edges together.

Do I need a blind stitch foot?

The blind hem can also be used to hem a skirt or pair of pants in place of hand stitching. Most sewing machines today have a blind stitch setting. You can choose to use the blind hem foot attachment if you have one, but it is not necessary in order to do the stitch.

Where is a blind hem used?

Use the Blind Hem Stitch for sewing hems that are practically invisible from the right side of the fabric. It is perfect for skirts, dresses, trousers, curtains, etc., made with non-stretch fabrics.

Can you use a blind hem foot for edge stitching?

The Blind Hem Foot

Well, who says we can use it to sew a straight line too! Position your fabric under the foot and adjust the needle position. For example, if you are wanting to edge stitch, position the needle right on the edge. If your wanting to do a regular topstitch, adjust needle accordingly.

Which stitch class is blind stitch?

Stitch type 301 is the most common type of stitch with uses in joining garment components, topstitching, etc. Also, buttonholing, button attaching, blind stitching falls in this class of stitches.

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How do you get topstitching straight?

Topstitching is as simple as sewing a straight stitch.

Perfect your technique

  1. Stitch with the right side up so the needle thread is visible. …
  2. Sew with a slow to medium, even speed. …
  3. Spot-stabilize any difficult areas, such as the beginning and ending, corners, especially if the entire area is not well stabilized.