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Tips & Techniques > Helping fabric stay put on cutting table.

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Posted on: 5/17/14 7:55 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 13 people   Very Helpful by 12 people   
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When cutting pattern pieces from a large piece of fabric, I often have trouble with the excess yardage hanging off the table pulling at the fabric portion being cut. I solved this today by using large binder clamps (very inexpensive at your office supplies store) to fasten the excess fabric to the edge of the table. Voila! Fabric stays put!

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petro said... (6/18/14 3:00 PM) Reply
Great tip - I hope I can find some which work with my cutting table (actually a door on legs)
nothy lane said... (6/1/14 6:48 AM) Reply
Love it! I'm going right over to buy some large binder clamps today.
tlc246 said... (5/19/14 8:59 AM) Reply
That's a great idea.
TGWGWS said... (5/18/14 8:34 PM) Reply
Thanks for the great tip!
sewmadd said... (5/18/14 2:23 PM) Reply
What a great idea! Thank you!
ASiverson said... (5/18/14 10:01 AM) Reply
Will give this one a try. TFS!
BJHM said... (5/18/14 1:31 AM) Reply
It worked (light seersucker). Thanks much!
 
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