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Angelskin
« on: July 23, 2012 05:14:42 AM »

Hello All,
I'm new to quilting. I've been playing around with stippling and want to try something new. I want to be able to transfer a design that I have in one of my quilting books to my most recent quilt top.
I've tried a home made light box, no luck, because my colors are mixed dark and light fabrics so if I use a white fabric pencil I'm unable to see my markings, and same with my black fabric pen.
I've also tried quilt pounce but it's not bright enough either and it wipes off before I start quilting.
I've also tried red and yellow transfer paper thinking that it would help it stand out but it keeps wiping off also.
Please Help!
Thank you!!!
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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2012 06:31:33 PM »

Oh! I feel your pain...

I have had this frustration before.  It is not fun.

What I finally did was to use more than one color marking pen.  Light on the dark fabrics and dark on the lighter colored fabric.

It was a great deal more work to mark, but there really wasn't any other options that seemed to work.
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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2012 02:28:42 PM »

I often use washable Crayola markers.  Or you could use water soluble stabilizer. I haven't done this personally, but know that you mark your pattern on the stabilizer, quilt it, then spray lightly on the stitches to remove. 
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« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2012 07:59:00 AM »

Washable Crayola markers - I never would have thought to use those, but that is brilliant!
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