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Thread: masking tape helps you cut and sew faster and straighter

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    masking tape helps you cut and sew faster and straighter

    Thought I'd share this today.

    Tips on using masking tape

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    thanks for sharing
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    Love it, thanks for sharing.

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    Neat ideas! Thanks! I can use all the help I can get! We're never too old to learn a few things.

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    Thanks for the demos.
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    That first hack was new to me - good idea having the take go off the edge of the sewing table! Thanks for sharing

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    Great video, thanks so much!

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    Thanks for the link

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    Actually, you never want to use masking tape, it can harm the surface of your machine. I noticed the title used the term "masking tape" when they are talking about "painter's tape", which is easily removed and does not take the finish of your machine with it when you remove it. Both masking and Duck tape can do harm to your machine and leave a residue on fabric.
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    Neat ideas; I do use one; like the others; very helpful; thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aurora View Post
    Actually, you never want to use masking tape, it can harm the surface of your machine. I noticed the title used the term "masking tape" when they are talking about "painter's tape", which is easily removed and does not take the finish of your machine with it when you remove it. Both masking and Duck tape can do harm to your machine and leave a residue on fabric.
    I like this post.
    Mavita - Square dancer and One Room School Teacher

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    Thanks for sharing. Great ideas and so simple.
    SEW MUCH FUN!

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    Discovered a ouple of new ones to me...thanks for sharing.
    attitude is everything...the rest will fall into place.

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    Painters tape helps too.

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    neat ideas. I use some but the one about HST is great! I know there is a ruler for this but if I don't have to buy a new ruler I'm happy, MOOORE money for fabric!

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