Question: How many layers of fabric can a sewing machine handle?

Can you gather 2 layers of fabric?

Gathering is such a pretty detail on garments but it can be so frustrating! … You can gather with the standard foot, you just need to adjust some settings. But there is also a gathering foot you can use, it’s super cool, and can for example let you sew two layers of fabric and only gather one of those layers.

What needle should I use for thick fabric?

Thicker fabrics, such as coat woolens, drapery fabric and fake fur usually require a size 16/100 or 18/110 needle size. Denim and canvas need a 16/100 needle.

What tension should I use for cotton?

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

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