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Flo Posted: Fri, Mar 8 2013 11:21 AM

I sew on my kitchen table. I got tired of my machine wiggling and not staying put so I went to the dollar store and purchased no slip shelf liner.  I cut a piece for under my machine and another for under my foot pedal.  Now everything stays put and makes me a happy sewer.

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I also sew at the dining table & had the same problem. I cut a hunk out of an old yoga mat for use under my machine. Same great results - no more slippin' around!

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Flo replied on Fri, Mar 8 2013 5:36 PM

Do you have any ideas for how to keep the weight of a quilt from pulling off table while binding?  I am still struggling  with this.

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Roxana replied on Fri, Mar 8 2013 5:50 PM

I pull up my cutting table behind me and let it hold the weight of the quilt. The quilt also needs to have someplace to rest after it's been through the machine. I've also heard of people using their ironing boards. Hope that helps!

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ls2116 replied on Fri, Mar 8 2013 7:44 PM

Flo if you sew using large kitchen table put it on the table thats what i do. Hope this helps.

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Flo replied on Sat, Mar 9 2013 12:09 PM

Great ideas...I will try them with next quilt..  Just finished one so of course I have to start a new one.

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