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Old 01-02-2012, 11:23 PM   #1
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Sewing with doll skin

I need some hints on how to better sew with this material to prevent it from running. This stuff is definetly not forgiving. Any helpful hints would be appreciated. TIA

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Old 01-03-2012, 09:18 AM   #2
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I have no issue sewing it. I've never had it run.

What type of needle are you using in your machine? You should be using a size 11 ballpoint for dollskin. Also how old is your needle? Needles should be replaced frequently. I replace at the beginning of a project or every 8-ish hours of sewing time.

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Yes, make sure you're using a new ballpoint needle. I couldn't find a size 11 so I think I used a size 10 on the doll I made before Christmas.
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A size ten is fine but you would t want bigger than an 11

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Thanks so much for the replies. I bet my needle size and age has everything to do with it. I will change it for sure
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