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    Posted: 06 July 2017 at 12:32pm
I am sewing some seats with phifertex plus. Which is a stronger seam, sigzag or straight stitch?
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Hi John,

Zigzags will distribute stress better accross a wide seam. But for this material it would actually be more normal to use straight stitches (about 6mm long) and to create a flat felled seam. Straight stitches also "hide" better.
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