|I'm a costumer and we are currently going through the fabric stash at the theatre I work at, which gets used and abused. Today, I pulled a giant wad of champagne satin out of a box, measured it to be FIFTEEN YARDS and then had to fold it. Well, I was alone and decided that I would take it to the stage to lay it out a little, but on my way there I swiped a couple of small clamps from the set guys' shop, kinda spring loaded deals. Anyhooters, I was able to fold the fabric in 1/2, clip the end, fold it over on it's self and clip the fold, then the other end, reclip and so on. It was like having 2 extra hands!