Re: Fusible interfacing - for temp patches
Jim Peterson (kupete@KUHUB.CC.UKANS.EDU)
Fri, 24 Apr 1998 10:26:02 +0100
Don Izard wrote:
> Try fusible interfacing (spelling ???) You can get it at most
> fabric stores
After a couple applications it may leave a mark on
> the shirt sleves. I don't change my patch every day, so I find
> it my choice. Plus I leave that one "naked" shirt for wood badge.
Don is right. Fusible interfacing is a quick and semi-permanent way to put
on patches. Be sure to iron on BOTH sides of the fabric. It's very
important to kind of "push" the glue (it's really kinda like hot melt glue
in sheets) into the fabric and that can't be done through the thickness of
HOWEVER!....Don is also right about it leaving a mark on the uniform. We
have lots of scout shirts hanging on our donor rack that are so badly
marked with the stuff that no one will wear them....so please don't think
BLUE SKIES!, Any day above ground is a good day!
Jim Peterson Eagle class of '63
BS RT Comm, Pelathe Dist
Heart of America Council Brotherhood, Tamegonit Lodge
ASM, T-55, Lawrence, Kansas Mic-O-Say: HW "Shieldmaker"
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