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Handy Tape II – Now It Comes With a Dispenser

Handy Tape II now comes with a dispenser, which makes it easier to use.
Love that. 



The tape repeats every 12″, and the entire roll is 25′ long. 



It also displays measurements in centimeters.  See above. I don’t often write such high praise for a product – but this time I came across a product with quite a few benefits.

Personally, I really like this product, because it is portable. Portable sewing products that work, are usually a big hit with me. I can bring it to quilt guild meetings when we have an open sew day, to the pool, or whenever I am sewing away from home.

And, I also use it at home; 



It is great when I am figuring out the final measurements of a small, medium or large quilt, and then calculating how much batting and backing fabric to use.

I  love that it provides a 1/4″ on each side of the tape, so I can easily gauge my scant 1/4″ seam allowance, when using it for sewing on a machine.

And, the tape can be re-used more than once.  It saves money and helps with carbon foot print.

BIG cavet:  I do not post about products for a fee. I will except a product such as this one to test, so I can write about it.

This can be used with many other crafting and art projects. Now that it comes in a dispenser, it makes everything so much easier.

You can find Handy Tape II, made by Colonial Needle at your local quilt store. 

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2 Comments

  • Reply Kathy May 16, 2016 at 2:53 am

    This looks like an interesting product. I've never seen this before.

  • Reply Mary Ann May 17, 2016 at 5:48 pm

    Have you ever tried the Robert Kaufman app as it figures everything for you……backing and batting, binding and other calculations…really useful…

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