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Sewing Machine Cover

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2006


Keep sewing machine gears dust-free with a good-looking tea towel cover.


  • Tea towel

  • Cotton twill tape

  • Sewing machine


  1. Choose a cloth large enough to just drape over the machine; if it's too big, trim and hem it to fit.

  2. Cut four 14-inch pieces of cotton twill tape. Sew a double 1/4-inch hem at one end of each.

  3. Fold over the opposite ends 1/2 inch, and pin them to the cloth so that when the cover is on the machine, the ties line up on both sides; stitch ties in place. Drape cloth over sewing machine, tying twill tapes to secure.

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