SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
PatternReview.com
PatternReview.com

Forum > Patterns and Notions > Tracing darts ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Tracing darts
Good tracing paper
halleyscomet
starstarstar
halleyscomet  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Pennsylvania USA
Member since 3/27/07
Posts: 1594
Send Message

      



Date: 3/27/13 11:06 AM

The tracing paper I used years ago would last me forever. I bought some blue at Joann Fabrics the other day and you remember the old carbon paper we uses to use in making copies of a letter you typed? Well, this stuff was like that. It got all over my hands and fabric. It was terrible! I can't seem to find the good stuff anymore that washes out.

missthreads
missthreads
Expert/Couture
Ohio USA
Member since 2/14/13
Posts: 56
Send Message

      



Date: 3/27/13 1:17 PM

Try Nancy's Notions. Or if you have a Hobby Lobby near you, give them a try. Although Joann's should of had other tracing paper besides that. But your right, its certainly is NOT what it used to be.

------
This is me with 2 of my 4 GK's.

rfsews
rfsews
Beginner
California USA
Member since 11/21/06
Posts: 176
Send Message

      



In reply to halleyscomet <<
thumbsup 2 members like this.


Date: 3/27/13 2:55 PM

Saral. I love it. You can buy a sampler pack at Joann's and so far all colors transfer well. I also have Clover “Chacopy” Tracing Paper but with bad results...

halleyscomet
starstarstar
halleyscomet  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Pennsylvania USA
Member since 3/27/07
Posts: 1594
Send Message

      



Date: 3/27/13 5:42 PM

Thanks!

halleyscomet
starstarstar
halleyscomet  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Pennsylvania USA
Member since 3/27/07
Posts: 1594
Send Message

      



In reply to missthreads <<


Date: 4/16/13 6:46 AM

The stuff I bought at Joann's is blue like carbon paper and it's double sided and gets on your hands like crazy and all over your fabric. I hate it!

cathy45
star
cathy45
Advanced Beginner
Kentucky USA
Member since 7/6/06
Posts: 165
Send Message

      



Date: 4/16/13 11:42 AM

I use the Sarall tracing paper pak from Joann's too. I works great for me without being messy. I find it in the embroidery section of our store.

------
Cathy

"I'm not messy, I'm creative" - Mary Engelbreight

halleyscomet
starstarstar
halleyscomet  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Pennsylvania USA
Member since 3/27/07
Posts: 1594
Send Message

      



In reply to cathy45 <<


Date: 4/16/13 8:59 PM

Saral....never tried it but I will.

simplystitches
simplystitches
New York USA
Member since 2/12/06
Posts: 1507
Send Message

      



Date: 4/16/13 11:09 PM

Another vote for Saral although even that will rub off on your hands a bit.

If you have an AC Moore near you they sell it on a roll like foil, color grey only, that's a much better buy than the pack at JA's.
Around $15 but with a coupon it's reasonable and will last a very long time! This color tends to not be as smeary as some of the other colors.

I'd post a link but for some reason the web site is not working right for me.

Debbie

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Patterns and Notions >> Tracing darts

Merchants on PR

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Budo Bear Designs


Asian Designs
Web site

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!

Gwyn Hug


Fabric Shopping Help!
Deals!

Style Arc sewing dress patterns


Patterns That Fit
Web site

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Register

Create a Jacket Muslin
Create a Jacket Muslin

Register

Other Lined Snap Tape Purse

photo
by: Renren

Review
BurdaStyle Magazine 10-2012-118

photo
by: Sigrid.

Review
Mini Miranda Bag

Mini Miranda Bag

Buy Now
Christine Jonson Fitted Jacket

Christine Jonson Fitted Jacket

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.