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NancyM
Posted 2013-10-15 11:07 PM (#86563)
Subject: ?weighting cowl edge?


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My DIL has requested that I weight the edge of the cowl neck facing to keep it pulled down inside the garment. Any suggestions what to use that would be OK in the washer & dryer?

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Nancy
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sewsally
Posted 2013-10-16 12:03 AM (#86564 - in reply to #86563)
Subject: Re: ?weighting cowl edge?



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Make a little pocket and put a quarter in it. Not my idea but I remembered it from somewhere.
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SueC56
Posted 2013-10-16 11:14 PM (#86566 - in reply to #86564)
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Cute idea
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monique montreal
Posted 2013-10-17 8:51 AM (#86568 - in reply to #86563)
Subject: Re: ?weighting cowl edge?



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Sally,
Thanks for your suggestion, I am just making a pull with cowl edge, following Helen S. pattern modification (Wiki), as I increase the depth of the cowl, it will a good occasion to try your idea.
Thanks and have a good day.
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Karen Maslowski
Posted 2013-10-22 4:45 PM (#86586 - in reply to #86564)
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A nickel is exactly the same size and weight as a weight you buy in the notions department. But way less than the cost of the weight.
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NancyM
Posted 2013-10-27 10:54 PM (#86626 - in reply to #86586)
Subject: Re: ?weighting cowl edge?


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Thanks, all! next time I get stuck making drapes (never, please), I'll use nickels!

Nancy
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