Question: What stitch is used for stretchy fabric?

When should you use a stretch stitch?

The Straight Stretch Stitch can be used to reinforce seams of sportswear in stretch and non-stretch fabrics, and for curved seams which take a lot of strain. This stitch is stronger than regular straight stitch because it locks three times – forward, backward and forward again.

What tension should I use for cotton?

Cotton requires a moderate tension setting, usually between three and four.

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