I'm happy to report that my new machine sews it wonderfully! It didn't have a problem sewing through multiple layers of coutil at all, as opposed to our old machine, which sounded like it was dying every time it sewed more than one layer of fabric. :) The old machine is in for a much-needed repair right now.
|Close up of the zigzag.|
|Coutil strips for the bone casing.|
So there you have it. Because I have a short attention span, I also stopped mid-way to iron the fabric for my next project. :) I'm going to make a pair of pleated shorts for my graduation party.
Here's the pattern:
And my fabric: