I see your FB posts and would love to learn more about sewing undergarments & work with delicate fabrics. Thank you, tristen
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Thank you! This is most helpful.
Thanks. Those tips on cutting look to be vey useful-- and might just help me overcome my fear of working with such fabric.
These are wonderful tips! Thank you for sharing. I have a few to share as well. I use soft, medical gauze tape (Nexcare). It tears easily by hand and has very low tack so it's repositionable and doesn't leave any adhesive residue on my fabrics. I'll also use various sized Wonder Clips (primarily the large green and medium red) to carefully chomp the selvedge edge to my cutting mat. This allows me to keep the grain straight and helps to keep large swaths of fabrics in control on a large cutting mat. I purchased two sizes of large, smooth sided metal washers with pretty good heft (from Amazon) for fabric weights. I use a copious amount to keep any fabric/patterns in place and since they're smooth, I can move them out of them out of the way with one hand while using the rotary cutter. I also use my abundance of clear rulers to smooth out and hold down fabric, but I really love your suggestion to use a protractor on the edges- that's brilliant!!