This is kind of a weird question, but has anyone ever found a tape that sticks well to cotton? (maybe you accidentally got some tape stuck and have had a hard time getting it off?) I want to reinforce my seams on a garment by taping off all the major seams – it’s for a film and I will not be on location with them to make any repairs – so I thought that taping might help distribute some of the force and stress put on the thread during the course of the shoot. While I’m testing some tapes, I thought I’d see if anyone had found anything to be useful!

Thanks!

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    Jan 19, 2013, 10.54 AMby bjr99

    Depending on the garment and tne fabric I like to top stitch seams to reinforce them, like on jeans. Use matching thread so it isn’t visable.

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      Jan 20, 2013, 12.10 AMby misslivia

      Yep, most of the seams are reinforced in that manner, but there are a few that are not and where the piece stands right now, I can’t get back in there with my sewing machine (the underside of the arm, for example) and thus want to tape it. Plus, I need something that will work if a seam should pop while on location!

      Thanks though!

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    Jan 21, 2013, 01.50 PMby katexxxxxx

    Try a woven fusible interfacing cut to fit on the inside. And next time, tape the seams! ;) (BTDT: you might as well learn from my mistake!)

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