I heard about this new "marking" pen on my quilting forum. They are made by Pilot and they are ball Frixion pens. They are erasable (don't use these to sign your last will and testament!) I'll let you read all about them here. I picked this up from the Crestar Limited website.
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So I decided to try it on my July BOM. Now before I begin, let me explain something. I was told that once you mark your whatever, if you apply heat the pen lines will disappear. Note that, okay. Sooooooooo, I marked the quilt top and was nearly done. I stopped and did a double take and thought to myself -- how darn stupid can you be -- I didn't get an answer. Maybe just as well. I may not have liked it.
I use fusible batting for wall hangings..............fusible batting you iron your backings and tops to..............that requires heat.......tht means yaaaaaaaaaaaaa, the lines will disappear! Brilliant I am, just ruddy brilliant.
This is the back of the wall hanging. The cat fabric I have had for years and years and that's about all that was left. I added the green as a giant border....................the stitching shows up well on it.
Would I use this pen on a family heirloom? No!!!!, but for a small wall hanging that will never see extreme temperatures or ever be washed, why not. It makes my life easier and you all know I do like easy.