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Posted on: 4/6/04 4:35 PM
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I needed to mark up a 2 in. hem. I decided to measure a small yellow sticky-type note. It is perfectly 2 in. so I can measure with it, fold up the hem, pin and sew.

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PamJr said...
Interesting itdea. Must try it.
4/6/04 10:58 PM
sewinghappy said...
Maybe its my eyes but the contrast between the light paper and dark fabric helped mark easily. I wrote 2" on the paper. One could trim one for 1-1/2" etc. Any card stock would work but the sticky note was right there in a moment of inspiration and was just right.
4/7/04 9:16 AM
thaiyal said...
Great idea! I'm working on a skirt right now. Will try marking the hem this way. Thanks for the review!
11/18/05 10:13 AM
 
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