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Thread: fusiable webbing

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    Still new at this, but my question is.............if the webbing says no sew, can I sew around it anyway (by hand)? Thought I got the right stuff and the store is just to far away and I don't want to waste it.

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    I googled and read a few post on line of people who said they always sew non fusible web. You might want to do a small sample to see how well the needle goes through.

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    Most no sew fusible webs will gum up your needle, some are so stiff and hard it can break your needle.
    TEST first on scraps.

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    the no-sew fusable is very stiff and very very difficult to stitch through by hand. i made the error once, bad deal :thumbdown: i did stitch it down with the machine, it gums up the needle, i kept a small cloth saturated in machine oil to use to clean the needle every time i noticed the build up. it worked out ok but the stuff never softens up/stays stiff even after multiple washings. you would be happier to use it in a wall hanging or something that will not be handled alot so does not have to be sewn down.

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    I wouldn't use it for any sewing project... too much hassle JMHO

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    I used it in my first T shirt quilt. What a pain. I call that one the quilt from H*** :lol:

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    Quote Originally Posted by amma
    I wouldn't use it for any sewing project... too much hassle JMHO
    I agree Amma! After putting in so much work on a project you want it to turn out without any problems. :)

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    My experience is nope .

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