I find I agree with those who cut out their templates to use in pp; since I think differently, I even draw the lines on the back side so I can sew there and piece to the front rather than the proper way of sewing on the front. Somehow it seems to work for me. Each to their own way...that works best for them. Maybe it will change when my vision does; cannot believe them that I can lose the glasses then. Time will tell. Right now, its blind in one eye legally, and half bind in the other one due to the cataract 'clouding' things over. Since I am the primary care giver, and principal driver, I drive on the defense, not offense. And let my bf drive in DM.