View Single Post
Old 09-02-2010, 06:48 AM   #8
kaitysmom
Crimping Master
 
kaitysmom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Burlington, KY
Posts: 1,170
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by am2106 View Post
I had asked this on the last thread but only had one response so I'm trying again on the new thread

I need ideas on how to attach velcro to the mini portfolios made from file folders (or of another way to keep them closed). The velcro pieces end up detaching when the folder is opened, and I'm not sure which adhesive would be best to make sure they stay down.

The velcro is self-adhesive, but I've also tried Scor Tape (that completely covers the velcro) and hot glue. Both end up not sticking after awhile. Maybe I need to do something like magnetic closures, but I'm afraid that I'll have the same problem with them not staying attached.

Would really appreciate any help because these are really cute, and I have about 15 made but can't sell them if they keep coming undone. Thanks!!

(Also...did you know that you can subscribe to the thread by clicking on "Thread Tools" at the top? That way you don't have to post to subscribe
One other thing that you might try is to cut off some of the fabric off on the fuzzy/non-looped side. That way there isn't as much for the velcro piece to try to grab and it will make your project stay closed but not pull off.

Hope that makes sense?
Beth
__________________
I MAKE CARDS FOR OUR NATION'S HEROES - OPERATION WRITE HOME
My Little Piece of Sanity - My Blog
kaitysmom is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote