Quoting MommyCaroline:" I would use a long stitch to baste the layers together, and then use a shorter stitch to finish it. You could also take a little sample of the fabrics and test which works best. <3"
Quoting JiLLiAN.:" FML i need to go get heavier thread."
Quoting JiLLiAN.:" here it is: i snapped my needle on a damn pin head during the back stitch of closing. so i have to get another one. but it's good for my first try, i'm pretty proud "
Quoting applelove:" It looks so good! You did a great job and I love the camo and orange! Very nice job. You are going to ... [snip!] ... of things before you know it Did you end up getting a new sewing machine or just fixing up the old one? I am proud of you "