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Posted on: 8/18/09 1:10 AM
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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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sewingwithmysisters said... (3/6/11 8:31 AM) Reply
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.
deesews said... (9/15/09 10:16 AM) Reply
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.
CelticaDea said... (9/14/09 9:42 PM) Reply
wow! cool idea :)
anncie1 said... (8/29/09 4:22 PM) Reply
Sandy S said... (8/22/09 11:16 PM) Reply
Great tip! Which I knew about it last week! Oh well, I know now for the next project.
HeyJane said... (8/19/09 6:09 PM) Reply
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.
catsmeow said... (8/19/09 1:46 PM) Reply
Also, this makes a great topper stabilizer for machine embroidery. Use it on high pile fabrics like towels, or sometimes fleece.
MammaJamma said... (8/19/09 9:18 AM) Reply
You are a genius! I can't wait to try this. You may have changed my life forever!
grey ann said... (8/19/09 8:08 AM) Reply
ClareinStitches said... (8/19/09 4:50 AM) Reply
This sounds brilliant. Wish we could get Glad in the UK!
deesews said... (8/19/09 1:14 AM) Reply
Nancymm, thanks for mentioning using two layers. Really helpful idea!
jr said... (8/19/09 0:19 AM) Reply
Wow! Great idea! THANKS! JR
thirteenstitches said... (8/18/09 11:22 PM) Reply
Thank you!!!
nancymm said... (8/18/09 11:56 AM) Reply
I've tried it, and it works like a dream..add a second layer if it feels too skimpy.
mhk3boys said... (8/18/09 8:18 AM) Reply
That is a great tip!
ryansmumAria said... (8/18/09 7:44 AM) Reply
i can't wait to try this THANKS
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