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Old 11-08-2020, 10:32 AM   #1  
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Default Lining up letters

Years ago, on another forum, someone told me a great trick to getting Thickers to line up perfectly before you stick them down on your project.


It involved wax paper, and kind of putting them halfway onto the wax paper and then gently letting them down on the project.


Pretty sure there was a ruler involved. LOL Does anyone know this trick? I sure could use a refresher!


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Old 11-08-2020, 10:43 AM   #2  
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What you said about the wax paper - yes. You can sub out an acrylic ruler since it has markings on it to help you space out your letters and rulers are usually stiff which will make it easier to transport your letters to your project. 

But yes - you just put part of the letter onto the paper/ruler and get your spacing arranged. Then you should be able to pick it up the whole thing and transfer it to over your project. You'll touch the exposed part of the letter and attach the letters to your project then peel the wax paper/ruler away from the rest of the letter so you can attach that part.

I know I have seen Jennifer McGuire do this on projects before but I can't seem to find the exact video. Hopefully someone on here has done it, as well, and will be able to provide you with photos or a video.
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Thank you so much! That sounds like it!
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Couldn't find Jennifer's video either, but I did find this!
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Another option is to lay them out on your table and put a piece of purple tape over the whole word and pick it up as one piece. Add your adhesive, place the letters as one word and once it is dry pull off the purple tape.
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I line mine up on the edge of a Post-It note.
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