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Posted on: 11/25/09 12:52 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people   Very Helpful by 7 people   
My grandson wanted to wear his Dad's older suit, discovered a tear in one sleeve. Grandma, can you fix it? I looked at it and remembererd I had some BoNash Bonding Agent. F ollowing instructions, I cut a hole just a little bigger than the tear, then cut another circle just a tiny bit larger than the cut out piece. Using the directions I placed the sleeve over my sleeve board, put a small piece of applique pressing material under it, and placed the circle in the hole. Pressed it and it looked beautiful. I then pressed a piece of black press-on interfacing in the inside to stablize it. So a savings of maybe $150 to $200. I got this product at a quilting show.

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HAHT said... (12/31/09 8:13 PM) Reply
Great idea...I've sewn for many may years but this is a new product to me, Thanks!
chicago said... (11/26/09 7:06 AM) Reply
I often wondered if this product worked, Glad to hear of your successful results. I will have to give it a try.
 
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