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NEW, MORE CONCENTRATED FORMULA


PerfectSew penetrates fabric to stiffen it for a multitude of sewing projects, including machine embroidery.

It is the only patented water-soluble product for penetrating fabric to stiffen it for sewing. Our new thicker solution provides maximum stabilization-greater stiffness in only one application.

Use this product for perfect stitches and no puckering on machine embroidery, appliqués, patchwork, heirloom sewing, rolled edge serging, bias sewing, and more. It stabilizes even the sheerest and stretchiest of fabrics. Non-toxic, non allergenic & environmentally safe. It is safe to use on most washable fabrics. Test first on a scrap.

   8-ounce bottle  $11.95
   32-ounce bottle  $29.95

How to use PerfectSew

EASY TO USE: Work on a smooth, non-porous surface such as a laminate counter top or a piece of plastic to avoid waste.

SPREAD IT ONTO FABRIC: For lightweight fabrics, fold into fourths and pour PerfectSew in the middle. Spread with your fingers. Pour onto a single layer on heavier fabrics then spread. Saturate the fabric in area to be stitched. NOTE: Do not put into a spray bottle. Eventually it will clog unless you dilute it a lot.

DRY IT: Hang to dry. Speed up drying with a hair dryer.

SEW IT: For optimum pucker prevention, press with a dry iron just before sewing to completely remove moisture and wrinkles. The fabric will be "crisp."

RINSE IT: After embroidering or sewing, machine wash the fabric to completely remove PerfectSew. Or, rinse out in lukewarm running water. It will probably be necessary to machine wash the finished item for complete removal.

Always use a new fine needle when embroidering.  If cutting fibers is a problem, sew more slowly to allow fibers a chance to be pushed out of the way by the needle.  Do a test sample on fine fabrics first.

MORE USES:

■  Machine embroidery on fashion, appliqué, pin tucks, heirloom sewing, and Battenberg lace.
(The butterfly here was cut
out after it was embroidered.
The PerfectSew was left in to
keep it stiff.)
■  Prevents puckers when machine stitching or embroidering quilts.
■  Perfect for embroidering sheer fabrics as there is nothing to tear away.
■  To make sheer fabrics easier to cut, dilute PerfectSew, dip fabric into it, then let dry and press.
■  Better stitching on knits. (Use a stable layer underneath to prevent stretch.)
■  A temporary adhesive to join fabrics in appliquéing and sewing or hemming bias seams or slippery fabrics. For appliquéing, apply more PERFECT SEW to the area already treated, dried, and ironed. Place fabrics in position. Join instantly with a hot iron. The appliqué stays in place; the fabric won't stretch or pucker while satin stitching.
■  Dip silk chiffon into diluted Perfect Sew to slightly stiffen it to make it easier to work with.
 

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Perfectly Elegant Italian Scissors

3 1/2" Gold Embroidery Scissors  reg. $14.95  

Thirty years ago, Pati Palmer came across these wonderfully elegant scissors when she met the artisan in the Northern Italian Alps. Lion's tail handles are 24k gold plated; blades are nickel-plated forged steel.

 

WE'VE GOT SOME OF OUR
FAVORITE NOTIONS AND A GREAT FOLDING CARDBOARD CUTTING TABLE FOR YOU.

Save 30% on this combo of the Learn  Machine Embroidery DVD, Perfect Sew Wash-Away Stabilizer, and delicate Italian embroidery scissors.
Learn more...

Two pieces 1" gridded paper 84" x 48" each. 

Perfect Pattern Paper $6.95 

This multipurpose grid-printed tissue paper is the essential design and fit tool for crafters, sewers, and quilters. The sturdy, translucent quality makes it compatible with pattern tissue for alterations and tissue-fitting, and it is strong enough to sew through without tearing. Our fitting students love it and wouldn't be without it!

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Perfect Sew Needle Threader

Thread both machine and hand needles with ease. On one end this tool is the specially designed hook that makes threading easy. The other end is an integrated needle inserter for both conventional and serger machines.

Perfect Sew Needle Threader $5.95 

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