The Quilter's 1/4 Inch Tape is a single faced tape with a light adhesive that will not leave a residue on your fabric. It is particularly useful in quilting to achieve evenly spaced stitching. Place tape as a guide for stitching and then sew next to tape. The Quilter's 1/4 Inch Tape is also useful in many craft and homesewing projects. Alterations-Use in place of pins to hold hems in place. Pleats, ruffles, appliques, loops, etc. holds temporarily in place as you sew.