June 16, 2006, Newsletter Issue #51: Third Hand

Tip of the Week

A third hand, also referred to as a bird and clamp, is handy tool when you need that extra hand to hold something. This device is a spring-closed clip, attached to a table by a screw-fixed clamp. The clip anchors the fabric you are working with. The presser foot on your machine can also be used as a “third hand” to hold the fabric stable.

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