Category: Sewing

Layout and Cutting – Marking all those Shapes

Posted on 2017-07-16 in Sewing

All those marks on patterns are (usually) there for a reason, but often it just feels tedious to mark all of them. Experienced sewists are often tempted to omit the markings because “we know what it’s for and can do it during construction”, but sometimes it’s satisfying doing it anyway. But, how do you make sure they are aligned, the correct mark, stay around for as long as you need, and disappear before the finished product? (more…)