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Posted on: 6/30/14 4:53 PM
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When applying heat sensitive heat tape to seal the seams on outerwear use tissue paper as you would a press cloth. Using a cotton/wool setting position the tape on the seam. Press so that it starts to stick. Reposition the paper and press again. Do so until it's solidly bound to the fabric.

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LPGA said...
Dear Annenet, thanks for your tip ! Can I ask you why your tip is specifically for outerwear fabric ? Can we use this on any other ordinary fabric ? Thanks in advance.
7/1/14 4:33 AM
annenet said...
Not sure - used it for my jacket. The jacket is supplex so I think it would work. It's made by Melco and I got it from Seattle Fabrics. I wish it came in more colors though - looking for some that does! Right now it's grey and black.
7/1/14 7:03 AM
kaywerner said...
test comment to test edit
7/3/14 5:28 AM
 
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