ripping out zig zag stitches

fincheloverNovember 16, 2011

How do you do it without going crazy

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a good movie, good lighting and a glass of wine & a brownie as a reward for finishing

doctor's orders

    Bookmark   November 16, 2011 at 8:15PM
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Seam ripper,and go right down the middle of the stitches.

    Bookmark   November 16, 2011 at 8:45PM
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I'm with Kathi on this one: seam ripper right down the middle. But that doesn't mean I wouldn't have the wine and the brownie too!


    Bookmark   November 16, 2011 at 9:28PM
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    Bookmark   November 16, 2011 at 10:25PM
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I just had to do this on my 'cat' quilt. It took me 4 days 'cause it is such a pain!!!

Take it slow and don't stretch your fabric!!!

    Bookmark   November 17, 2011 at 11:52AM
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Use really good tweezers to help pull out the small threads.
Now is the time to treat yourself to a new small sharp seam ripper.
Removing any stitching makes me crazy!

    Bookmark   November 17, 2011 at 2:22PM
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I usually just pull the bobbin thread out - clip it every few inches and it should come out pretty easily. Unless you're talking about satin stitch...


    Bookmark   November 17, 2011 at 2:26PM
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thanks all,I finally got it all ripped out; ugh!

    Bookmark   November 17, 2011 at 2:51PM
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