More Tips for Working with Boiled Wool
Great minds really must be thinking alike! Either that or it is cold in all parts of the United States and Linda Lee’s great article “New Jersey” in the latest issue of Threads (Issue No. 147) and Mary Ray’s wonderful blog last month, A Minimalist Finish for No Fray Fabrics, had all three of us working on Boiled Wool.
I too have been working on a boiled wool jacket. I found several useful techniques to help with my own sewing.
I also did the lapped seam construction using double-sided basting tape. But, I found every time I tried to remove the paper, it pulled the tape away from the fabric. I tried to burnish the paper with my fingernail, but it still came up as I tried to remove it.
I use a wallpaper seam roller from time to time to flatten seams, but trying to roll the tape…
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