Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. Its a retro technique, too, that was originally done by hand, but it works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place.
How to make a lined zippered pouch tutorial ----- One pinner wrote: I need to bookmark this tutorial because every time I make a zipper pouch I have to look it up. Tried and true this tutorial is PERFECT.
All about how to sew a beautiful rolled hem on your machine with this specialty foot. Using the special rolled hem foot takes care of everything in a single pass - quick, easy and oh-so pretty. A basic rolled hem is perfect for napkins. Also works great