The Marking Tools We Use When Quilting

Tuesday Tidbits quilting video blog archives

    This week we’re talking marking tools. I know that we all have our favorites, and we’re sure that we might not mention the one that is your favorite. We’ve always been of the attitude “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. Sometimes we try a new product and then go right back to what we’ve always used. I think it’s a comfort thing! We also have several tips for marking – and cleaning up those marks on your fabrics.

      QUILTING BLOG CONTENTS [click to view]

      [0:00 minutes] Intro: Marking Tools – We’re Sharing Our Favorites
      [0:55 minutes] Adjusting your tools for light vs. dark fabrics
      [1:14 minutes] PRODUCT REVIEW – Clover’s Washable Marking Pens
      [1:45 minutes] Why we use Clover marking pens
      [1:55 minutes] Fine vs. regular line comparison of marking pens
      [2:15 minutes] How to remove the marking lines [even the stubborn lines!]
      [3:20 minutes] Using a spray bottle to saturate the fabric and remove the lines
      [3:32 minutes] Using the purple markers [air vanishing] vs, the blue markers
      [4:45 minutes] Our other favorites: The Sewline Fabric Mechanical Pencils [Available in Black, Blue, and White + Refills]
      [5:00 minutes] How to refill / use the fabric pencil
      [5:20 minutes] How to remove a mistake
      [5:45 minutes] Use the same color of fabric to rub off the pencil lines
      [6:12 minutes] Why we like the Sewline pencils
      [6:36 minutes] Sewline Fabric Mechanical Pencils: Great to use with stencils
      [7:50 minutes] Understanding why the lead won’t advance
      [8:15 minutes] PRODUCT REVIEW: The Chalk Liner
      [8:40 minutes] See how easy the Chalk Liner marks a line / line removal
      [8:50 minutes] Pros and cons of the Chalk Liner
      [9:50 minutes ] PRODUCT REVIEW: The Hera Marker
      [10:15 minutes] When the Hera marker works best
      [10:52 minutes] Marking without using marking tools
      [11:09 minutes] Marking on fabrics that have lights and darks
      [11:44 minutes] PRODUCT REVIEW: Golden Threads Quilting Paper
      [12:00 minutes] How to use the quilting paper
      [13:10 minutes] How to stitch with the quilting paper
      [14:40 minutes] Using the paper as a stencil


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