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Posted by: Diane Yaghoobian

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Posted on: 7/18/07 1:01 AM
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Nancy Zieman - somewhere - said she keeps 1 inch strips of interfacing handy for shirt plackets, a good idea I adopted, storing in a zip lock bag. My added "economy" is that, like all of us, I always have lots of odd bits of fusible interfacing left over that I struggle to keep v. discard. Now I plan how to cut them so that I will have long skinny leftovers - those odd bits are what I cut the 1 inch strips from. When I've used up as much of the leftovers in 1 inch strips as I think reasonable, I finally feel okay to throw away what's left. Those precut strips are often handy- for pocket tops, bias cut fabric hems, and I don't have to dig up a big piece of interfacing, I have the little ziplock bag handy.

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bizzybee said...
Hi Nancy I do the exact same thing with my interfacing left overs, great minds think alike!
7/25/07 5:54 PM
bluefish2317 said...
diane, i am not sure if you'll see or not, and i apologize for trying to get in touch with you this way. can you contact me please? is one way of reaching me. this is in reference to your daughter, who i was good friends with in highschool, who i am very much hoping to reconnect with, thank you.
8/4/07 8:41 AM
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