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How to sew an overcasting stitch

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An overcasting stitch is like a serging stitch on a home sewing machine. It looks professional and is easy to do. 

You’ll need a different sewing foot than you normally use. On my Brother se600 sewing machine, I use the G foot. 


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Important to note: When lifting the presser foot and removing the fabric, remove the fabric towards the back of the machine; do not remove the fabric towards you. 


Place the fabric so that the stitch will go just over the edge of the fabric.


Use the overcasting stitch on your machine. On my machine, the brother se600, I use 1-14


Do a couple reinforcement stitches and start sewing, you should end up with a nice overcasting stitch.


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