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« on: April 12, 2012 03:11:40 PM »

I am making a top for a card box. It has batting and fabric on top of foam board. We were using a staple gun (I know, tacky), but it worked well. As we are making more of these, I really hate the look of the staples. Does anyone have any other ideas about how I could attach the fabric and batting? The problem is that there is a slit in the middle because of the slot for cards. Any input is helpful! Thank you!


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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2012 04:27:23 AM »

Hot glue.
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2012 08:18:21 AM »

Yea, glue is gonna be your friend here. Also, I'd try to finish the underside. Shouldn't be too much more work but it'll make it look really professional.
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2012 08:35:33 AM »

Personally, I would continue using the staples because they're a stronger hold technique (in my opinion) & just finish the bottom by either gluing or handsewing on some fabric over the entire underside.
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