I thought I’d share a bit about marking tools today. On this recent little piece, I used a washout blue pen as it was the only thing that would show up.
I buy a twelve pack of these on Amazon. They were recommended by Kelly Cline. The green marker here is used as an “eraser.” It is made by Dritz. You can fill it with water to make the marks disappear. That doesn’t mean it is gone from the fabric though. I only use the blue pens when I plan to thoroughly rinse and then wash the piece.
Instead of water, I use this in my pen. I bought this from Hab and Dash (bobbincentral.com). They no longer sell to individuals, but it may be available elsewhere.
I love using this Hera marker! It was gifted to me by blog reader, Ila.
You can use it to mark creased lines. It’s genius!
Here are three others I use, primarily on dark fabrics. I like the silver pencil, it wears away and washes out. It’s good on both light and dark fabrics. But it’s a paint to sharpen as the tip breaks frequently. This Fons and Porter ceramic chalk pencil is another favorite. It makes a nice thin line and it’s always sharp. Again, it washes or wears away. That fat chalk marker is easy to see and remove, but it doesn’t make fine lines.
I hope this is helpful. Your mileage may vary, but these work for me. No affiliations with any of these. Have a great day!
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