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Thread: Press and Seal ???

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    A lady at Walmart was telling me to use "Press and Seal" instead of freezer paper. She said that it self sticks so you don't have to iron freezer paper on, also that it tears away a lot easier than freezer paper does.

    It does cost a bit more than freezer paper so I am wondering has anyone tried "press and seal" and if so is it worth the extra expense?

    Thanks for your help
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    This has gone through the QB on several other threads. Do a search at the top with Press N Seal or Press and Seal. Kwhite did an experiment on it. Hope this helps.

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    Thank you I shall look now. I must have searched wrong before making this message as I didn't find it. duh, must be an age thing. :-D

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    Do you mean for machine quilting lines?

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    People have sucessfully used press and seal for quilting. Use a permanent marker to mark your quilting lines and then press it onto your fabric and start quilting :D:D:D

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    I havn't used it for quilting yet but it does a great job at keeping stitches dry. DH sealed my shoulder with it so I could shower. He didn't wash my hair, though, that would have been too risky. I had a hairdresser friend do that.

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    This won't help you with your quilting but I had a mastectomy after having breast cancer several years ago. I was wondering how I could take a shower without getting my stitches wet in the shower when my sister (jokingly at the time) suggested I use Press-N-Seal. Well, I tried it & it worked great! I told my surgeon about it & she now suggests it to other patients who need to keep stitches dry.

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    WOW, never thought about using it for surgical sutures. Will have to try to remember that.

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    Well, back to the quilting use of it, I'll have to try this. I'm not having much luck with my pounce pad, so am looking for alternatives for marking quilting lines. I'll let you know how it goes.

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    Because it is more expensive, you can cut it in half across the width if your quilt design is narrow enough, or even in thirds. :D

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