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Friday, July 15, 2011

RickRack...

REMEMBER: attention to detail makes ALL. THE. DIFFERENCE.

Have you ever fretted over your polyester rickrack fraying? Fret no more:

Step 1:
Take frayed end rick rack
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Step 2:
clip off nasty frayed end

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Step 3:
take butane (grill or cigarette) lighter and burn end until slightly melted (PLEASE NOTE: MOST prepackaged rickrack available in sewing/craft stores is polyester. So please check prior to using this tutorial to make sure that your rickrack is polyester and not cotton)

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Step 4:
It will fray no more!
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Clean, perfect rickrack edge = attention to detail = superior finish!