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    here are the basic directions!

    the fabric size I use is 9" x 12". I fold one edge of the long side over and iron and then apply elmers glue. Roll your pool noodle into the fabric and then glue the ironed edge down. Tuck the ends into the holes of the pool noodle and squirt some glue down in there to hold them in....DONE....

    when you make your binding, pin the beginning end to your "binding spool" and then as you press your binding, roll it up. Pin at the end when you are done and your binding will stored clean, press and ready to ROLL when you need it!

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    neat idea! :P

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    Sounds interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by meemersmom
    I use something similar to Gaga...I make mine, press it, then roll onto an empty TP roll. When I'm ready to sew on, I pop it on the extra spool pin and let it feed off of that. It doesn't tangle, twist drop, or fall victim to a playful cat while I'm sewing. I've got a collection on a peg board made out of fabric I saw (mostly stripes of some sort) that I thought would make a good binding when I bought it.
    perfect!

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    I use them all the time. When I have larger quilt blocks put together; especially if I'm taking them to class, etc. Or when I have material that I have ironed and want to take to class. If I wrap it around them first I might have to do a touch up but not much; I can concentrate on sewing instead of ironing.

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