Can I purchase hook and loop and VELCRO® brand from Spotlight?
Yes, you can. VELCRO® brand products and hook and loop can be used for so many different things, and it will provide a strong and stable fastener. Whatever you are making, bags, hats, shoes or clothing garments, hook and loop tape can be used in so many different ways. For fantastic deals and Spotlight’s guaranteed low prices, shop our range of Hook and Loop and VELCRO® brand products online or in store today.
What can I do with these products?
There are so many things that you can do with Hook and Loop and VELCRO® brand products, and the only limit really is your imagination. Check out our handy guide below if you are still looking for some inspiration.
Textiles: Hook and Loop is a sturdy and strong fastener that is used in a range of different sewing projects. It can be used to replace buttons, snaps and zips and is simple and easy to attach. It can also be used for quick fixes, keep some VELCRO® brand products at hand to repair a broken zipper in seconds, to seal split trousers or even to fix up a quick hem. Or you can even use the hook side to de-pill sweaters, removing those annoying balls of fluff. For adults and children who find buttons or laces to be a challenge, replace them with VELCRO® brand dots or strips for easy opening and closing.
Home Décor: Stick-on VELCRO® brand strips are also super handy for affixing to your floor and the bottom of a rug, preventing the carpet from shifting out of place. In a similar fashion, you can also attach VELCRO® brand products to cushions to stop them slipping from a chair. Use VELCRO® brand to attach a homemade caddy to the side of your couch, then fill it with all the essentials for a night by the TV and never lose the remote again! You can use this handy hook and loop fastener as an adhesive for lots of different items in the home, hang pictures, use it to keep your pin board organised, or even use a heavy-duty VELCRO® brand to hang tools in the garage.
How do I attach these products to my crafty creations?
Well, that depends on which of our fabulously sticky hook and loop products and VELCRO® brand products you choose, and the project that you are creating. Check out our handy guide below for affixing a fastener that sticks.
Sew on: These VELCRO® brand and Hook and Loop fasteners are great for attaching to a range of different garments, soft furnishings and materials. Just cut the tape to the desired width and length and then sew around the edges, backstitching to secure. Due to this product being made from a tough-densely woven material, sewing VELCRO® brand by hand can be difficult.
Iron on: Iron-on VELCRO® brand is heat activated for a super effective fix, and it is simple and easy to do. Just cut the tape to the designed length, flip over the fabric and then hold a medium heat iron over the fabric that has the tape underneath. It is recommended that you pin your Velcro tape to keep it from shifting and hold the iron using gentle pressure, but do not move the iron forwards and backwards. Allow the piece to cool down before moving it or sticking the VELCRO® brand iron-on together.
Stick on/ Sticky back: Not recommended for fabrics, dashboards, underwater use or machine sewing, these handy stick-on hooks and loop products are designed to strongly fasten hard materials together.
Is there anything else I need to remember?
Please ensure that you check the individual care label on each product carefully before washing or drying the garment. Do not allow products to come into contact with harsh chemicals such as chlorine or bleach and ensure that it is kept away from direct sunlight and heat sources. Alternatively, if you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us, where one of our customer service representatives will be happy to assist.