How to sew topstitching that looks professional on jeans and jackets …

I hope you are all safe from hurricane Sandy and my heart goes out to all those affected.  We even experienced severe weather here in Michigan!   I made it to the beach yesterday and after getting stuck in the sand with our SUV, I was able to snap a few shots.  Unbelievable waves on Lake Michigan, over 20 footers.  I think I’ll pass on fishing for a few days 🙂

Lake Michigan during hurricane Sandy …over 20 foot seas!

Now onto sewing …. more specifically topstitching.  Topstitching jackets and jeans are not only a designer touch; this has become a main focus in today’s fashion.  The more creative the topstitching the more expensive your garment looks.  On that note, have you ever finished a great looking jacket only  to discover  you can’t find a matching color in the thick topstitching thread?  Would you like to hem your favorite jeans – again not being able to match the original jean thread color.  This video shows you an easy way to solve that problem, using two spools of Coats & Clark polyester thread and a #14 denim jean needle.  You will even get a peek at the automatic needle threader on the Brother Dreamweaver XE, yes it even works with 2 threads!  Enjoy 🙂

Brother™ has provided me with the DreamWeaver XE, but all opinions expressed are entirely my own.

5 thoughts on “How to sew topstitching that looks professional on jeans and jackets …”

  1. Yesterday when I went to collect my mail it was a usual mailbox full of sale flyers but it also included my package I had been waiting for from ABO Apparel, LLC. Yes it was my package from Angela Wolf my DVD of Make Your Own Jeans. I was waiting on the release of her jeans patterns and thought I would use that time to view her DVD and make notes. I was so delighted I had to open my package immediately. To my surprize the package also included a pattern for her Angel Boot cut Jeans and a note from Angela. I won a FREE pattern! Now that fabulous!

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