Sewing Patterns, Pattern Review, Sewing Classes, Sewing Machines and Sewing Machine Reviews!
Platinum Sponsor: Stylish Fabric
Over 20,000 of high quality reorderable fabric

[SIGNUP - FREE Membership & 1 FREE Sewing Lesson ]
[Sewing Classes|Shopping Bag Your Shopping Bag|Login|Help]
Sewing Review and Pattern Reviews Sewing Knowledge Base Sewing Patterns Sewing Classes & Sewing Lessons Sewing Machine & Embroidery Machinery Sewing Message Boards Sewing merchants Blog Help/FAQ About Pattern Review
Enter your e-mail address:




Advanced Search
Tags
New to PR?
Sewing Machines
Compare Sewing Machines
Sewing Machine & Serger Reviews
Embroidery Machines
Sewing Reviews
Sewing Patterns
Review Gallery
Sewing Books
Sewing Supplies
Sewing Websites
Sewing Stores
Sewing Class Reviews
Sewing Expo Reviews
Sewing Tips & Techniques
Sewing Podcasts
NEW!Fabric Glossary
Sewing Review Requests Add a Review Request
Your Account
Edit Profile
My Page
Favorites
Wish List
Pattern Catalog
Notifications
Friends of PR
Join Friends of PR
Find a member
Deal Corner
Photo Album
Calendar
Chat Room
Chat Schedule
Chat Transcripts
Sewing Classifieds
Add a Classified
Sewing Contests
enter contest
contest report
contest gallery
Favorite Links
reviews with comments
merchant gallery
article archive
newsletter archive
Craft Resources
contact info
shipping rates
returns & refunds
testimonials

Platinum Sponsor - Stylish Fabric
Stylish Fabric
You are not logged in. Login here.



Message Board > Patterns and Notions > soft hook and loop tape ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
soft hook and loop tape
Need to make some adaptive clothing.
svetlana
star
svetlana  Friend of PR
Intermediate
IL USA
Member since 12/30/06
Posts: 360
Login to reply to this post

Date: 10/13/12 10:34 PM

Just returned from a week with my DS with a suitcase full of blouses to adapt. She has recently been diagnosed with ALS and has lost a lot of fine motor ability. She still can dress herself but can't button the small buttons on most blouses. She sent me some of her favorites blouses to adapt. I want to use te soft hook and loop tape and want to know a good source. The stiff stuff you find a Joann's just won't do. Any suggestions?

------
Svetlana

Andi
star
Andi
Advanced
NY USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 1028
Login to reply to this post

In reply to svetlana <<


Date: 10/13/12 10:51 PM

Try WAWAK...I think I remember seeing it in their catalog.

SewPaula
star
SewPaula  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
MO USA
Member since 2/18/04
Posts: 405
Login to reply to this post

Date: 10/13/12 11:20 PM

Look at the diaper sewing fabric shops such as SewBaby.com or VeryBaby.com for Aplix. That is softer than regular Velco and I've used it for diapers.

She will want to close the blouses before washing so that the hook side doesn't catch on other clothes and tear them or fill up with lint which makes it looks its "stick". If it does, you can take a metal tooth comb and brush out the link to make it stick together again.

------
If I were a sewing machine, all I would have to do is lift up my foot and all my tension would be gone.

Sewing with my lovelies: Pfaff Ambition 1.5 (Pfoxxy), Kenmore 385.19365 (Kenny), Babylock Imagine and BLCS, 3 brothers (PE150 aka Gary, 1034D aka Scott and 2340V aka Darrell -- named for my three brothers), and the Singer quartet (Rosemary the 401a, Judy the 15-88, Ella the 15-91 and Bessie the 128)

deesews
star
deesews
Intermediate
CA USA
Member since 9/24/08
Posts: 133
Login to reply to this post

In reply to SewPaula <<


Date: 10/14/12 0:43 AM

You are wonderful to make these changes for her. I got narrower velcro on ebay. Here is a site with black in 1/2" width. You have to buy the hook side and the loop side separately here. Ebay Velcro
Best wishes to you both.

Pj3g
star
Pj3g  Friend of PR
Intermediate
WI USA
Member since 2/14/11
Posts: 635
Login to reply to this post

In reply to svetlana <<


Date: 10/14/12 8:31 AM

If you need it ASAP, Walmart has "Sew On" Hook and Loop Fastener. It seems softer than the Velcro brand to me. It comes in red, blue, black, pink, white--that's all I bought so I don't remember if they had other colors. It's 3/4" by 24".

------
Thank you Lord for my Mother who taught me the joy of sewing, for my Father who encouraged my sewing, for the talent You gave me to sew, and for all the special people in my life to sew for.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Patterns and Notions >> soft hook and loop tape

Merchants on PR
Patterns from the Past
vintage sewing patterns
Deals!
Elliott Berman Textiles
Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!
Gwyn Hug
Fabric Shopping Help!
Deals!
Lanetzliving Vintage Sewing Patterns
Vintage Sewing Patterns
Deals!
Style Arc sewing dress patterns
Patterns That Fit
Web site

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.
Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Online Sewing Classes
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger
Fee: $29.00
(Regular $49.00)
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger

Online Sewing Classes
Break your Serger Out of the Box
Fee: $29.00
(Regular $49.00)
Break your Serger Out of the Box

Burda 7484 Pantsuit
photo
Review by muttless on 8/22/12
Read Review

McCalls 6559 Pattern ( Size 14-16-18-20-22 )
McCalls 6559 Pattern ( Size 14-16-18-20-22 )

Details
Price: $17.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Simplicity 2777 Pattern ( Size 6-8-10-12 )
Simplicity 2777 Pattern ( Size 6-8-10-12 )

Details
Price: $16.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Hollywood 1930
photo
Review by Passion4Se... on 6/30/11
Read Review

Peek-A Boo Starboard Jacket Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -12 years )
Peek-A Boo Starboard Jacket Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -12 years )

Details
Price: $7.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Peek-A Boo Jack and Jill Shortalls Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -4 T )
Peek-A Boo Jack and Jill Shortalls Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -4 T )

Details
Price: $7.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

THE MOULAGE - A CD book by Kenneth King
THE MOULAGE - A CD book by Kenneth King

Details
Price: $24.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Victoria Jones Collection Busy Diva Apron and Star Potholder
Victoria Jones Collection Busy Diva Apron and Star Potholder

Details
Price: $14.25
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Subscribe to PR Message Board Feed Subscribe to the PR Message Board Feed Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe at NewsGator Online Subscribe at Bloglines Add to MyMSN