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Posted on: 11/21/03 7:44 AM
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Nanflan has a great tip for Painterís Tape:Painters' Tape Hem Stabilizer for Knits

Another use for painters' tape is altering patterns. At 5'4", I have to shorten everything. The painterís tape comes off easy without tearing the pattern if I find I've shortened too much. Unlike regular Scotch tape, it can be ironed over. It's widely available (I got mine at Big Lots) and inexpensive.
I agree with Nanflan, it's my new favorite notion.

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Barbara R said... (3/8/06 0:37 AM) Reply
I will definitely try this. I'm always accidentally ironing over my removable scotch tape. Ick. Thanks!
 
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