HEM CLIPS. Measure and hold hemming projects without pins! Smooth, stainless steel clips slide onto fabric and hold hem in place while you sew or baste. Built-in measure assures straight, accurate hemlines every time, without tedious pinning (or pricked fingers!). If you are interested in purchasing these but LIVE OUTSIDE OF CANADA, please click on the image and on the new page that loads, my email address is at the top. Send me a request for cost to ship. Clip Sliding, Prickly Fingers, Hold Hemmings, Steel Clip, Hemmings Clip, Hemmings Projects, Measuring Assur, Built In Measuring, Stainless Steel
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Fabric Basket tutorial - great for organizing everything - blogger uses this one for single socks - and here a few of her fun ideas for those socks "In Search of a Mate": Roll them up and have an indoor “snowball” fight. Slip one on your hand and use it to dust the blinds. Make a sock puppet. Tie a knot in the center of an old sock and give it to your dog as a toy.
Make Crisp, Even Hems: For a 1-inch hem, draw a line on card stock, 1 inch in from an edge. Place the card stock on fabric, with line parallel to fabric edge and fold fabric over card stock. Aligning fabric edge with line; press with a hot iron. Repeat, folding and pressing again to encase the raw edge. Stitch hem to secure.
How-To: Keep Your Fly From Falling Down
A fix for those jeans with the pesky zipper that won't stay up. Also would work for early prego jean wearing when you aren't ready for maternity but you can't button your jeans. I used the rubber and trick but the zipper would eventually slide down. No more!!