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Re: [BKARTS] BOOK_ARTS-L Digest - 4 Jan 2004 to 5 Jan 2004 (#2004-6)

Sewing sections without a frame

Stack the sections carefully and mark the sewing positions. Make sure
the sections are pierced at the sewing stations. Use a needle mounted
in a handle for this.

Use a kitchen cutting board and attach tapes in position to the
underside with sticky tape.
The sewing tape sticks up enough to allow you to sew round it.
 If the tape is not stiff enough, apply a little paste to a good length
of tape and let it dry, with a weight attached to the end, before
sewing. then cut the required lengths.

it helps to put a weight in the center of the section to hold it open
as you sew.

Push the sections down firmly after sewing each one. Be careful not to
catch the threads of the tapes.
They must move easily after sewing so you can adjust the lengths.

Adrienne Allen

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