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which shide is Fusible?
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Date: 9/3/12 11:28 AM

A friend gave me some BanRol - like petersham - to try for putting in waistbands. The destructions go on about where to place the fusible side and which way it curves.
A - can't tell which side is fusible but can see it through the weave from both sides.
B - it doesn't have a noticeable curve to it as is, and bending it slightly by hand has an equal effect on both sides as far as I can tell!

Should I just put it in an get on with it, disregarding the destructions?I hoped it would be a stand in for my normal petersham...so didn't buy more.

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Date: 9/3/12 1:32 PM

If one side has more shine than the other, it is usually the side with the adhesive.

You could test a small piece to see which side is the fusible side. The heat of the iron may also provide the curve.

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Date: 9/3/12 1:47 PM

yes, you can't tell which side, although you can see bits of adhesive in the weave from both sides.

also tried little pieces but no noticeable sticking!
I may just go for it and then adjust procedure for the next one.

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