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Posted on: 5/25/05 12:31 PM
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When I am making a muslin (one that I am not planning to wear and only on woven material) I mark dart and other markings using the eyelet punch that came with my machine. It makes a tiny hole through the paper and both layers of fabric which is easy to see on wovens (esp muslin!) and you can match up exactly with a pin or holding to the light. It leaves a hole in the pattern to later pen-mark or tack through. Anything to save those extra seconds!!

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thaiyal said... (12/3/05 4:17 PM) Reply
I was wondering the same thing too. Well, I didnt know there was such a thing called eyelet punch. I was thinking on the lines of - if a single hole paper punch was long in the front, I can make holes in the pattern and mark darts and tailor tacks easily through the holes. Ofcourse, there was no such paper punch with a long front... this is a great tip. I'm going to look for this eyelet punch in scapbooking supplies dept. Thank you very much! Its going to save me so much time! :)
Skymom said... (5/27/05 9:29 AM) Reply
This is a good idea. YOu can do the same thing with a sharp awl, or even a sewing machine needle--just push the needle all the way through and out the other side. The thick end will make that little hole for you.
 
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