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Thread: Question about pens for hand embroidery marking..... help please.

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    Senior Member batikmystique's Avatar
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    Have been reading a lot about the friction pens. Good to know that they iron and wash out. As for freezing temps and the lines coming back, I'm in Texas so I guess I'm good to go there. Excited to give these a try!
    Creative clutter is better than idle neatness.

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    I made this quilt and used a brown macron fine tipped pen to mark all the lines. It might take two since it is a lot of marking. The embroidery completely covers the marks. I thought black was too dark. I use the red macron for redwork and it blends right in.

    I enjoyed the pattern so much, I just bought a different one from the same designer while on vacation.

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    Super Member Buckeye Rose's Avatar
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    I use the frixxion pens all the time, but need to find one that I can use on dark fabrics....a white one would be wonderful!

    Quote Originally Posted by LivelyLady View Post
    I'm with you .......I love frixion pens!

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    Super Member watson's mom's Avatar
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    Maidstone, Ont. Canada
    I use pigma pens fo mark my "redwork". The red embroidery thread covered it completely and no one knows it is there. I am doing a blue one next and will use a blue pigma pen for the same reason. Hope this helps.

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