Member since 8/9/06
Date: 7/24/13 11:04 AM
ever since i read about this tape in ottobre magazine i have looked for it in the states. i have had absolutely no luck in finding it. any suggestions? any alternatives?
Member since 12/18/03
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Date: 7/24/13 11:26 AM
I couldn't find this anywhere in the U.S., so I ordered it from http://www.sewessential.co.uk/ after reading that some other people had ordered from them. It was reasonably priced and arrived quickly.
Member since 12/3/06
Date: 7/24/13 1:31 PM
Have you check Amazon?
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Member since 7/24/11
Date: 7/24/13 2:58 PM
I also previously found that http://www.sewessential.co.uk was the best place to find it reasonably priced and had ordered from them successfully. That Amazon vendor wants way too much ($12.05/meter!). I have since visited the U.K. and was lucky enough to buy and bring back boxes of the stuff in both white and charcoal. It's a great product.
Member since 7/10/06
Date: 7/24/13 5:20 PM
Yup, Vilene seam tape is not sold in the US by anyone I've found. You can get the same kind of products, though - steam-a-seam light tape, Emma Seabrook sells a similar product, and I think Judy Barlup sells something called Japanese tailoring tape which is similar.
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Member since 7/10/13
Date: 7/26/13 10:38 PM
I never thought about buying it in tape form. I order sticky Vilene from AnEmbroideredAffair.com by the yard and use my quilting ruler and rotary cutter to lop off strips of it. I love that stuff.
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