How-To: Cut Fabric While Leaving the Pattern Intact

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How-To: Cut Fabric While Leaving the Pattern Intact


To get the right proportions for my body, I often need to combine characteristics from multiple sizes of the same sewing pattern, so cutting out one size and destroying the rest of the sizes in the process is never a good option for me. (It also seems like such a waste!) Sound familiar? Luckily, there are tons of options for preserving patterns, and Tilly from Tilly and the Buttons has helpfully shared one of my favorite tried-and-true fabric marking techniques today on her blog.


I also use this technique for transferring patterns onto paper so I can duplicate/customize them.

Want to give it a try? Head over to Tilly and the Buttons to see how it’s done.

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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