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I am wondering if you find a button with the same eye space,
if you could not use the button sewing tool. I would try to rig it up
that method or take the task to bed with you and sew as you relax.
I have now started making my own bras and the thing I find hardest (apart from the initial sorting out the pattern to fit) is sewing on the hooks. There is such a small width of fabric between the hooks and the edge of the fastener. Any suggestions about which foot/stitch might be best for this purpose would be most welcome. The eye side of the fastener is straightforward as the edge of any foot will ride over the flat eyes - on the other side the hooks will get in the way and distort the line of sewing unless one is very lucky. A small zigzag (2.0,2.0) would be the ideal stitch to use but a straight stitch is better than nothing. I have a 12000 and a 9400QCP.