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    Community Manager PatriceJ's Avatar
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    i have also toyed with the idea of using spray adhesive to hold the fabric to paper. haven't yet had the guts to test it. if anybody out there tries it, i would surely love to hear the results.

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    I can tell you there is a difference in freezer paper. The one by C. Jenkins is the one I have used for all my applique for several years now. The biggest difference is that is is desinged by a quilter for quilting. The other is not.
    The quilting freezer paper is much heaver (stiffer) which helps it hold it's shape much better, it also has a thicker layer of plastic coating on the back which helps it stay stuck to your fabric much better.
    As for the cost I don't think it's too much to spend, it gives me the noticable better result to my finished applique. It comes in two sizes, the smaller one will fit in your printer. It cost me $6.50 for 50 sheets, thats a lot of paper for me, (it will do a ton of applique) I think it is definnetly worth it. I purchased my at our local quilt shop, it can also be ordered on line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruth Cozadd
    I can tell you there is a difference in freezer paper. The one by C. Jenkins is the one I have used for all my applique for several years now. The biggest difference is that is is desinged by a quilter for quilting. The other is not.
    The quilting freezer paper is much heaver (stiffer) which helps it hold it's shape much better, it also has a thicker layer of plastic coating on the back which helps it stay stuck to your fabric much better.
    As for the cost I don't think it's too much to spend, it gives me the noticable better result to my finished applique. It comes in two sizes, the smaller one will fit in your printer. It cost me $6.50 for 50 sheets, thats a lot of paper for me, (it will do a ton of applique) I think it is definnetly worth it. I purchased my at our local quilt shop, it can also be ordered on line.
    thank you for such a detailed and trustworthy testimonial. i have just one complaint.

    NOW THERE'S SOMETHING ELSE I'M ITCHING TO RUSH OUT TO BUY!!!!!!

    [sigh] no rest for the weary.
    :roll:

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    I too use freezer paper. To keep it from rolling, tear you piece off the roll and iron it onto your fabric BEFORE you trace the pattern onto the paper. That way, no rolling. If in doubt, just iron a small amount on your fabric and try it. Thank you for your time. :D

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    Hi!
    I have a link to them in my craft club!

    http://www.squidoo.com/groups/conniescraftaholicsclub
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    Just scroll down....it's about half way through the page...Enjoy!
    Connie
    :)

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    Let your fingers do the walking, call the quilting stores in your area, ask the price. Most quilting stores carry it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Geema
    Hi I have not heard of them being in sheets although I agree with you it would be easier. You may want to try eBay. I find..and buy...a lot of things from there including fabric, notions, patterns etc etc. Hope you are successful. Have a great day.
    I absolutely adore ebay. I have gotten a lot of great items both quilting and non-quilting related. Just wish there were more hours in the day to browse!

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    Freezer paper is quite difficult to get here and I love it for applique, but I was very lucky a friend of friend bought back half a roll from the states. My friend didn't want it :shock: so I scored big time :P and trust me it's treated like gold dust, is my precious :lol:

    But if I ever do get caught short, I use ordinary printer paper with a little dab of washable glue stick to hold it to the fabric. Works great and peels off fine as long as you're not too heavy handed with the glue stick.

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    I belong to the Am. Sewing Guild. Several of the ladies in my neighborhood group have used the spray with excellent results. I used the freeze paper to make a quilt for a lady. It was all pictures of her daughter from birth to 16. It turned out great.

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