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Double up interfacing (Tip/Technique)
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Posted on: 6/24/10 10:39 AM
Sometimes a single layer of interfacing is just not enough.
You can add a second layer of fusible interfacing by just ironing
it on top of the first layer.

Things like purses, hats, flowers, coats, jackets have areas that would benefit from a second layer.

Try out a sample first to see if it has the feel that works for you.

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RosieN said...
Thanks for the tip. It's one of those "why didn't I think of that" tips.
6/24/10 4:34 PM
nancy2001 said...
I do this all the time, and sometimes I even add a third layer.
6/25/10 8:29 AM
mssewcrazy said...
This is such a great idea-thanks for posting all the nice tips.
6/25/10 9:05 AM
RLL said...
I too do this all the time. I usually just buy a light weight and double up (or more) where necessary.
6/25/10 10:17 AM
Auntie Susan said...
This is common in better RTW jackets. A second layer is added to the upper chest and lapel areas. Pinking the edges of a second layer will help prevent a ridge from showing on the right side if fusing in only a small area, and not the entire piece.
6/25/10 10:38 AM

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