[Northkeep] [SPAM] Re: Mantles and tabards

Montega montega at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 12:05:27 PST 2007

Well, Mogo.... there ya go. Sorry guys, I tried to sew and almost tore
my hair out. Guess I better stick to cooking and let Morgan do the

On 1/31/07, zubeydah at northkeep.org <zubeydah at northkeep.org> wrote:
> Quoting Montega <montega at gmail.com>:
> > What is wonder under used for?
> >
> > Tega
> > The non seamstress....
> It's also known as 'fusible web.' It helps bind two pieces of fabric together,
> as a stabilizer, for doing applique work. It's generally ironed on to the back
> of the fabric *before* you cut the pattern piece out. Then, you cut out the
> design, and remove the paper backing on the wonder under.  Lay your piece with
> the wunder-under side DOWN, fabric side UP, on the RIGHT side of your main
> fabric (ie, tabbard) and iron it using the technique that Talana mentioned
> earlier - where the iron is lifted and set down, then lifted, moved, and set
> down. No sliding the iron over the surface of the applique and fabric. (There's
> also directions on the wonder-under)
> This way, when you do the satin stitching to 'seal' the edges of the applique,
> the two pieces of fabric already have a bond together, and the thing stays put.
> It also stays flatter, and doesn't 'bubble' up.
> I hope that helps!
> -Zubeydah
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