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Glad Press'N Seal (Tip/Technique)
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Posted on: 8/18/09 1:10 AM
To clone a favorite top, you don't need to pin it to a piece of paper. Glad Press'N Seal sticks to fabric, so it can be used to copy your favorite pants or shirt. Just stick it on, draw the seamlines, then remove. This has got to be the easiest way to clone a garment!
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ryansmumAria said...
i can't wait to try this THANKS
8/18/09 7:44 AM
mhk3boys said...
That is a great tip!
8/18/09 8:18 AM
nancymm said...
I've tried it, and it works like a dream..add a second layer if it feels too skimpy.
8/18/09 11:56 AM
thirteenstitches said...
Thank you!!!
8/18/09 11:22 PM
jr said...
Wow! Great idea! THANKS! JR
8/19/09 0:19 AM
deesews said...
Nancymm, thanks for mentioning using two layers. Really helpful idea!
8/19/09 1:14 AM
ClareinStitches said...
This sounds brilliant. Wish we could get Glad in the UK!
8/19/09 4:50 AM
grey ann said...
Brilliant!
8/19/09 8:08 AM
MammaJamma said...
You are a genius! I can't wait to try this. You may have changed my life forever!
8/19/09 9:18 AM
catsmeow said...
Also, this makes a great topper stabilizer for machine embroidery. Use it on high pile fabrics like towels, or sometimes fleece.
8/19/09 1:46 PM
HeyJane said...
Oh, I just copied a jacket and couldn't get the sleeve cap for the life of me. This will work to go around sleeves. Super idea.
8/19/09 6:09 PM
Sandy S said...
Great tip! Which I knew about it last week! Oh well, I know now for the next project.
8/22/09 11:16 PM
anncie1 said...
ooooh!!
8/29/09 4:22 PM
CelticaDea said...
wow! cool idea :)
9/14/09 9:42 PM
deesews said...
Since it can be difficult to copy the seams through the Glad, try running your fingernail down them. They are often easy to feel, like a little valley. Your nail pressure will leave an indentation in the Glad that you can then draw over with a sharpie.
9/15/09 10:16 AM
sewingwithmysisters said...
I copy RTW often, in order to have the style, but modify the fit. I think I have tried every method, but had not heard of this until today! Genius! Thanks SO much.
3/6/11 8:31 AM

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