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Posted on: 1/26/03 0:31 AM
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I don't know how many types of fabric this will work on but I did not want to 'fuzz-up' any part of a grey 100% superfine wool I'm making into a jacket by using a brush on the end of a fabric marking pencil.

I tried a piece of the 'self-fabric' and rubbed the markings and they came off without a hitch!

It's worth a try with any fabric before using a brush that may cause the fabric to have a scrubbed or worn look in one or more areas.

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Leslie in Austin said...
Relatedly, I discovered just today that scotch tape does a super job of removing chalk from dupioni.
2/13/03 10:24 PM
Georgene said...
The self fabric on fabric technique is also a professional secret of proper English valets taking care of Milord's suits. Works good for removing many spots on your jacket after it's made, too.
1/26/03 2:20 AM
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