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Can you sew over Velcro?

Can you sew over Velcro?

When sewing Velcro, try and stitch as close to the edge as you can. Most velcro has a bit of a flat border which is easiest to sew on. If you are having trouble getting close to the edge with your regular presser foot, try using a zipper foot instead. Of course, you can only straight stitch with a zipper foot.

What is a Velcro used for?

Velcro fasteners are used in shoes and clothing to replace buttons, laces, zippers and snaps. It is useful for wall hangers, medical bandages and numerous other fastening purposes.

Is Velcro washable?

Washing it isn’t a big deal, as long as you do it right. First, remove debris from the “hook” portion of the Velcro using a stiff brush (like an old toothbrush), crochet hook, or another Velcro strip. Then you can either soak it in hot water for a while or stick the Velcro straight into the washing machine!

How do you sew on Velcro sticks?

Straight stitch across each edge of the Velcro.

Push your needle down through the Velcro to create a straight stitch, also called a running stitch. Then, bring it back up through the Velcro to make another stitch. To finish sewing, make a few backstitches and cut the thread.

What can you use instead of Velcro?

Description. Our 8000 series re-closable fasteners are an industrial strength fastening solution, strong enough to replace screws, bolts and rivets. They are far superior to traditional hook & loop or ‘Velcro’ fastenings. Simply press together to fasten and pull apart to separate.

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