Adhesive Tapes

No more iron-on tape or hot glue.   No more hot glue gun burns.

These industrial strength tapes are double sided, pressure sensitive, and transparent.  Just peel and stick.  These tapes are user-friendly, non-yellowing, and stay flexible over time.  The tapes stick to most surfaces--glass, wood, metals, leather, plastic, trims, and fabric. 

Used in basting, closing openings left from turning valances or sewing projects, positioning zippers prior to sewing, and applying lightweight trims to fabrics and crafts.  These industrial strength adhesive tapes will let you make home accessories quicker and easier.  These tapes form a permanent bond when used properly--even fabric to fabric.  The bond even gets stronger with time.
You'll find tons of uses for these revolutionary industrial strength tapes. 

Simply choose the size and type of tape appropriate to your project:

1/4" M-tape 300 (recommended use: basting tape)
The perfect size for basting.  Now just tape trims in place prior stitching. 
No more shifting hems or fabrics.  Use in the seam allowance when stitching
bias cuts to help control fabric stretching while sewing. Use to position bias
tapes and trims prior to stitching.  Use to hold pillow zippers in place instead
of machine basting.  Speed up your sewing time by tape basting!

60 yard roll      $11.50 each

3/8" M-tape 350
This tape has a higher UV and humidity resistance than the 300 series tapes. 
The 3/8 inch size is perfect for placing trims and banding.  Instead of pinning, try taping trims to speed up sewing time.   (See tape rules below for proper usage of tapes.)
Use it to wrap wood drapery poles in fabric for a pretty contrast look for your drapery panels.  
60 yard roll      $14.50 each

3/4" M-tape 350
This tape has a higher UV and humidity resistance than the 300 series tapes. 
The 3/4 inch width is perfect for making roman shades.  Simply fold over the
side hems and tape in place (stitch outside rings so that they catch shade's side hems).

60 yard roll      $20.00 each


These industrial tapes work best when are in full contact with both surfaces that are to be joined together. Fabrics that have a raised weave (such as damasks or jacquards) or that are "fuzzy" or "shed" are not appropriate to use with these tapes, as they do not provide enough surface contact with the fabric.

Fabric finishes may affect tape performance.  Fabrics treated with stain release or other finishes may prevent proper bonding of the tape.  Please test on a fabric scrap prior to using tape.
Tapes should not be used to layer two trims on top of each other.  Trims often do not provide enough smooth surface area to allow the tape to bond well with the trims.

Tapes are not intended to hold up weight, such as heavy or bulky trims.  Choose appropriate width tape for the job, as surface must be covered well to get a good bond.  The strength of the tape is dependant upon how much weight is distributed per square inch. 

Tape may be applied on top of itself to create a thicker tape. 

Please test tape for appropriateness prior to using, as fabric finishes can affect tape performance.

Tape edge should not be exposed after application.  Tape remains sticky, so any exposed edges can create a dust line after time.

Do not use tapes on thin fabrics, as tape may cause shadowing.

Tapes should not be left in heat.  Store tapes at approximately 75 degrees F. 

Tapes should not be applied in cold, as they will not stick well. 

Apply tape to clean surface.  Position tape slightly away from edge, so that edge of tape will not be exposed on finished project.  When tape is properly positioned, push tape into the fabric.  A wallpaper seam roller is a good tool for this.  To make the tape's paper backing release easier, quickly iron over the paper with a warm iron.  However, once ironed or pressed into the fabric, the tape placement should be considered permanent.  Remove paper backing.  Apply 2nd material to top of tape.   When positioned correctly, press the 2 materials together.  The bond will strengthen over time, but to set the bond even faster, it is recommended to iron over fabric and trim seams.  (Ironing is optional.  Fabrics/trims should be tested for shrink resistance and heat tolerance before ironing.)


Dry cleaning or washing not recommended for tapes.  

Do not layer different types of tapes on top of each other.  Layering the same tape on top of itself is acceptable.

Do not place directly in stitching line, as the tapes will gum up the sewing machine needles. 

Do not leave tape edge exposed, as it will remain sticky and dust may adhere to edge over time. 

Surface should be clean prior to applying tape.   Fabrics should not be treated with non-stick chemical(s), or tape may not adhere properly.

Ideal tape application temperatures are between 70 degrees F and 100 degrees F. 
Initial tape application to surfaces at temperatures below 50 degrees F (10 degrees C) is not recommended because the adhesive becomes too firm to adhere readily.  Once properly applied, low temperature holding is satisfactory.

To keep tape clean, store tape in bag provided.

All tapes have a 2 year shelf life when stored in a cool, dry area. 

The M-Tape 300 series tapes have fair UV light resistance and fair humidity resistance.  Applications where the adhesive is exposed to sunlight or other sources of U.V. light should be avoided.  Edge exposure is generally satisfactory with regards to UV exposure.  Withstands long term temperatures up to 180 degrees F (82 degrees C).  This tape is generally not repositionable.

The M-Tape 350 series tapes' bond increases as a function of time and temperature.  High humidity has a minimal effect on adhesive performance.  This adhesive has good U.V. resistance.  Withstands long term temperatures up to 300 degrees F (149 degrees C).  This tape offers high-bond strength to many surfaces.   This tape is generally not repositionable. 

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