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Posted on: 9/24/07 6:02 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people   Very Helpful by 5 people   
Recently I agreed to help a relative/professional seamstress with her work overload. My job was to iron the interfacing into the collars, cuffs, and front bands of 15 mens shirts.

Standing next to a cuckoo clock that ticked the seconds off was an unexpected GREAT help to me!! Yes, I could watch TV -- the ticking registered at a semi-concious level, and kept me from rushing through or over-steaming all those pieces.

I think I reclaim an obnoxious clock that I banished to oblivion because I couldn't stand the ticking; reminded me of water-drop torture

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cindyann said... (9/27/07 5:15 PM) Reply
I used this tip yesterday! It works like a charm. I think I'd been counting too slow.
Josephine said... (9/25/07 10:37 PM) Reply
That's a pretty cool tip --thanks! :-)
 
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