How to succeed with the coverstitch binder attachment

This post contains affiliate links. When I bought the Janome Coverpro binder attachment last year for my coverstitch machine, I had high hopes that I would be able to achieve professional looking binding on my knit garments. I even took a class at my dealer’s store to really learn the technique. But I soon realised that only a particular pre-cut cotton interlock fabric works well with the binder attachment, Whereas all those stretchy lycra fabrics that I love to work with was a nightmare to sew. Skipped stitches and uneven feeding was the norm, plus the binding tape kept slipping sideways when sewing, which resulted in very uneven seaming. Not fun at all! So I decided to do some diligent research, reading blogs and Facebook groups and then just do some extensive testing and practising … Continue reading How to succeed with the coverstitch binder attachment