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Posted on: 7/26/10 9:29 PM
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When pinning a garment recently, I wove the pins in and out of the fabric several times, both to anchor them and so that I could see the seam line I was creating a little better. I got the fit to where I wanted it, laid the garment out on the table and ran my soap sliver along the pins. It made a perfect dotted line for me to sew on. Not sure how that would work with chalk as I have given up on chalk in favour of low-tech soap slivers, but it should work fine with a disappearing ink pen.

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vasallese said... (7/27/10 8:12 PM) Reply
Good idea, thanks.
tatica said... (7/27/10 10:12 AM) Reply
Nice tip. I'm going to try it. thanks.
 
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