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  1. Cindy Richard
    January 21, 2011 @ 7:22 am

    Thanks for the tips. I find that after awhile the strap get mushed up. It doesn’t stay flat and tidy with use. What do you do about that? Someone suggested that I put a layer of batting in the center of the strap and not turn it inside out. They said they sew the seam down the center back enclosing the batting with in. I’d be glad to hear what you do in this case. I don’t want the strap to be too thick though.
    Nice chatting with you.
    CindyRQuilts

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    • Linda Matthews
      January 21, 2011 @ 4:45 pm

      Cindy you could try batting but I find that gets mushy too after a while, although a combination of interfacing and batting could work, but for a crisp, firm strap I use a double layer of heavyweight interfacing; something like craft fuse; this works fine for me.

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  2. Jo Vandermey
    January 22, 2011 @ 12:45 am

    Great tutorial. I have those tube turners and always end up more frustrated with them …. not worth the effort. Never thought of using cording. Thanks for the great ideas and tips.

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    • Linda Matthews
      January 24, 2011 @ 7:58 am

      Yes, those tube turners are forever getting lost; still not sure where mine are.

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  3. Talin
    January 22, 2011 @ 1:51 pm

    Great tutorial. I usually use this method when I am using decorator fabric. I find that the turning tools do not work with thicker fabrics.

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  4. Szera
    April 2, 2012 @ 9:16 am

    SUPER! :)

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