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Pressing with pocket curve template (Tip/Technique)
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Posted by: Irene Q
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Posted on: 3/7/06 10:34 AM
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Pocket curve templates are good for pressing curves in pockets, but you can also use them for tracing curves, and for pressing other types of curves. In this pattern, I used it for the pocket flap and the cuffs, which had curved edges. But my favorite is for pressing that little curve in the collar stand! click here click here
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kaitlin said...
I use it to mark the seam line in the collar stand. If the collar stand is not that shape it becomes it real quick. If something works don't fix it!!
3/7/06 7:20 PM
ClareinStitches said...
Excellent tip, Irene Q. I must go and fetch mine from where it is gathering dust!
3/8/06 4:30 PM
Peggym said...
I have been looking at this notion in the shops but didn't think I had enough use for it but now see that it would be really useful. Thanks for opening my mind
3/16/06 3:47 AM
startle said...
never heard of pocket curve templates before, where do I get one?
4/26/06 0:22 AM
Irene Q said...
startle, if you click on the Web site/URL link above, it will show you what one looks like. Most fabric stores carry them.
4/26/06 9:22 AM
els said...
Clotilde.com has the pocket template on sale now, for 0.99 cents
4/26/06 12:15 PM
Danielle said...
Neat!! Did not think of that! How clever!!
5/26/06 6:36 PM
Karla Kizer said...
Irene, after I made my first Louise Cutting Perfect Blouse and followed her recommendations for using this gadget, I was hooked. When I misplaced my first one, I had to run out and buy a replacement so I could keep on sewing. (Naturally I found #1 after I bought #2...)I put it in the same category as Steam-a-Seam and the magnetic pincushion - must-haves. Thanks for reviewing it.
5/26/06 10:12 PM
Cherr said...
What a great tip!
6/27/08 12:37 PM
stacieg said...
where do you find pocket templates?
3/31/09 9:12 AM

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