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Tips & Techniques > Marking Tip for Notches on Bra Pattern

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Posted on: 2/22/13 2:14 PM
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I recently discovered that marking corresponding notches with different color washout markers can very helpful during bra construction. For instance, the Pin-up Girls Shelley Bra pattern has notches (actually small tick marks) on the (4) cup and front band pieces designated as, "A", "B" and "C". I used a blue mark for A notches, pink for B notches and purple for C notches --- doing so really helped while sewing together an unfamiliar type of garment, and prevented me from inadvertently seaming the wrong pieces together.

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Wianno Girl said... (4/19/13 0:34 AM) Reply
I am just starting my adventures with the Shelley bra so thisntipmis timely, thank you!
Merry G said... (2/23/13 6:39 AM) Reply
awesome idea...thanks sew much...I think I will try those frixion pens everyone is talking about...
Miss N said... (2/23/13 0:22 AM) Reply
Excellent tip! I look forward to reading your review. Love that pattern.
AtiyaAfi said... (2/22/13 6:23 PM) Reply
I like this. I'm gonna have to get more colored markers. Thanks
 
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