Tuesday, June 16, 2009


DRESS MARKER"S CARBON :----This is a tracing paper with one side waxed and is available in

different colours . It is used to transfer pattern mark such as seam

lines lines , darts , pleats etc . from paper patters to the fabric

being cut .

TRACING WHEEL :---This is a sharp - tolled wheel used with dress

maker's carbon to transfer pattern marking to the cloth . Select a

wheel with a firm sharp points test it to make sure that it does not

bend easily and that the points are not blunt .

TAILOR 'S CHALK :---This is used marking seam lines and other patterns

details on fabrics as an aid in stitching this is available is assorted colours

and in rectangular or triangular shapes .

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