[HNW] 18th century quilted petticoat

Sue Clemenger mooncat at in-tch.com
Sun Jan 18 21:23:11 PST 2004

Carolyn, have you thought of using masking tape to mark the straight 
lines for your stitching? I've done it for quilts with tops too "busy" 
to mark in diagonal lines.  Heck, these days you can even get the stuff 
that doesn't leave a sticky residue behind.
Good luck!

Carolyn Kayta Barrows wrote:

> I know about pounce, but I've decided I may do something where I don't 
> need to mark the fabric at all, like 'feathers' at the bottom and 
> lozenges everywhere else.  Also I will have the grid, such as it is, of 
> the gingham check to keep my lines straight.  Nobody will be so rude as 
> to complain that my stitches are imperfect if there are several hundred 
> hours of them neatly done, will they?

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