[HNW] Re:marking on fabric

Bjarne og Leif Drews drewscph at post12.tele.dk
Wed Aug 20 15:29:44 PDT 2003


Hi,
And off cause i forgot to say that it only works if it is a light fabric you
are going to embellish.
On dark material you can use the white watercolour pencils.

Bjarne





Leif og Bjarne Drews
www.my-drewscostumes.dk

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Auna Oncay" <indiauna at cox-internet.com>
To: "Historic Needlework" <h-needlework at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 11:56 PM
Subject: RE: [HNW] Re:marking on fabric


> That is better than the tailor's charo-chalk that I used last night.  I
> might have been better if the charo-chalk was not yellow.  I still went
over
> it with a water soluble pen so blindy here could see it.
> Auriana
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> [mailto:h-needlework-bounces at ansteorra.org]On Behalf Of Bjarne og Leif
> Drews
> Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 4:13 PM
> To: Historic Needlework
> Subject: Re: [HNW] Re:marking on fabric
>
>
> Hello.
> To make accurate marking on your fabric, i use tracing paper. I draw the
> pattern with a sharp soft pencil to the tracing paper. Then i blow away
all
> the pencil dust when it is finished, turns the paper around so that the
> pencil marks turns down towards the fabric. I place the paper to the
fabric
> and when it is positioned where you want it, i pin the paper to the
fabric.
> Then i draw on the other side of the paper (wich is transperant) on top of
> the marks i made first.
> The result gives a very fine pencil line on the fabric. Some places there
> might be some missing points, but you generally can draw them after you
have
> transferred the pattern.
> When i examined a real 18th century unfinnished embroidered dress, i
noticed
> that this also had pencil drawing on the fabric, so the method is old.
>
> Bjarne
>
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> Leif og Bjarne Drews
> www.my-drewscostumes.dk
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> Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 10:38 PM
> Subject: [HNW] Re:marking on fabric
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> > What do you use to mark patterns on fabric? And how do you keep the
fabric
> > from shifting when transferring the pattern to it?
> >
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