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Old 08-12-2013, 04:25 PM
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Has anyone tried using Crayola washable markers to mark their quilts? Good, bad, indifferent?
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Old 08-12-2013, 04:46 PM
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Yes but test on each fabric. I had one that wouldn't come out...was glad I tested first.
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Old 08-12-2013, 04:48 PM
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It seems that many people on here have had good luck with them.
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Old 08-12-2013, 06:10 PM
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I don't use Crayola, but found cheaper ones work well too (Crazyart). Absolutely do a test on a piece of every fabric before marking your quilt....some colors wash out better than others. I've found warm water works best. I love using them as there is always a color that will show the pattern, even on dark prints.
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Old 08-12-2013, 06:18 PM
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I always use washable Crayola markers. Chalk comes off too easily, and the iron-off chalk seems to rub off also, but not as quickly. I tried another brand of markers, but had to wash a couple times to get the marks out. I only use Crayola now. Now is the time to buy them while school supplies are a good price.
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Old 08-13-2013, 04:18 AM
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here is a link to a previous post with a great tip
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Old 08-13-2013, 04:27 AM
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I bought some of the Crayola washable markers but, I haven't used them yet. I don't Mark my quilts, just do a large meander.
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Old 08-13-2013, 05:25 AM
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I use them and I love them. They do come off on my hands and the bed of my machine - - but that wipes right off not problem.
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Old 08-13-2013, 05:54 AM
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Sounds like something I have just GOT to try....right after I finish painting these closets, yuk.
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Old 08-13-2013, 06:49 AM
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again I will say I tested the green marker on my yellow fabric. worked fine. then marked my quilt-I used a stencil and marked through that. evidently I marked harder and the markings did not wash out. I had to spray with everything I had and wash six times. I got the marks out. so careful!!!!
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