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  • Celina Banda

    Sewing tip: rubber band seam allowance guide...brilliant!!! I use to use painters tape but I like this idea much better!

  • Andrea Wetherbee Swingle

    What an excellent idea! Use rubber bands for an easy seam allowance.

  • Bridget Sloane

    Rubber band seam guide. Great idea, and doesn't leave sticky residue like masking tape does over time.

  • Alida O'Donovan

    rubber band seam allowance guide Sew Tips Sewing Machine ideas

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Here is a great little tip when measuring your seam allowance, stack three pencil's together with a rubber and. One stroke and you have the perfect 1/2" seam allowance. So clever!

beautiful photo of a vintage treasure. my mother had similar style Singer machine, but bought a new machine to make my wedding dress. She ended up taking the new one back, and finished my dress with the old Singer. :-)

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Clever Idea: A rubber band around the base of your sewing machine is an excellent way to temporarily mark a wider-than-usual seam allowance. It's easy to follow and stays in place securely. #sew

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