The office supply that’s a ‘must have’ at your sewing table

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I love it when something I already have can be used for something else too…and this one is kind of brilliant! Sewing expert Heather Valentine shares this great tip for holding projects together:

“Need an extra hand when sewing? Raid the desk drawer and grab a few binder clips. They are great for holding quilt binding in place.”

Those binder clips hold everything together tightly, like a clamp would for woodworking projects. So next time you are assembling a quilted “sandwich, ” grab a handful of binder clips before you sew.

More about Heather:
Heather Valentine is the voice behind The Sewing Loft. After earning a degree in fashion design and pattern making from New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, Heather took her talent to some of the top name brands in the apparel industry. She worked hand in hand with factories to develop new products, achieve the perfect fit and produce quality garments.
After 20 plus years in the industry, she created The Sewing Loft, an on-line sewing community filled with sewing enthusiasts of every skill level.
Her work has graced the pages of several printed publications including: Crafts n’ Things, Kids Crafts 1-2-3, Green Child Magazine and Stitching Kitchen. Her patterns can also be found in a store near you with the Simplicity Creative Group.


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