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Thread: Marking your quilts

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    stillclock.
    .......giving myself the vague idea of where to go just looks like i had a vague idea of where i was going...

    .Are we talking about life itself? HAHA Love it!!

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    I also use the pens and love, love them. They have ironed out on all of my fabric.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ladibug View Post
    I haven't quilted anything yet but I have used soap slivers and crayons before and they worked. I have never tried tailors chalk, would it work? Or is that the chalk everyine is refering to?
    I use chalk which comes in a container shaped like a marker, and which has a tiny wheel at the marking end. The wheel rolls as you move the "pen", and the chalk makes a fine line, which brushes off easily. I think this also comes in a holder which is triangular shaped. I think tailor's chalk would work just fine, but I don't have any.

    I also use the chalk called the "Ultimate Pounce Powder", in the pounce made for it. I use white and blacklight powder (which is white and looks fluorescent green under a blacklight) in the pounce with stencils. It also comes in blue, which I quit using once I had trouble getting the blue marks out. That's when I switched to using blacklight powder instead of blue for light colored fabrics.

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    Just wash it and the Frixon pen will wash off.
    Kathleen

    Remember, people will see your quilts long after you are gone....NOT your housework!

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