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Posted on: 2/3/12 4:58 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people   Very Helpful by 17 people   
If I find flaws in an otherwise useable fabric, for example, slightly weak slubs, or marks, I threadmark the flaw with contrast thread, and both selvedges in line with the flaw. It stops it being overlooked when working out the cutting layout.
A tip born out of bitter experience!

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NJcowgirl said...
Thanks for the tip. It will prove very helpful to me!
2/4/12 9:38 AM
RLL said...
I do the same thing...same reason!
2/5/12 2:02 PM
anika said...
Great idea. Thank you for sharing it.
2/6/12 3:54 PM
Pamela R said...
Thankyou, I do something similar, for the same reason, but I use chalk...It takes less time.
2/9/12 9:16 AM
 
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