Just A Minute: Lazy Gal’s Method of Transferring Pattern Markings

Kristin Rutten

JustAMinuteButtonI don’t know about you, but I hate taking time to transfer pattern markings onto fabric! I also live in a very rural area where I can’t just run to the fabric store if I need a special pen or tool and don’t happen to have one in my stash. (Unless I want to make a 200-plus mile round trip, that is!)

So today, I’m taking just a minute to show you my lazy way of doing it. This may not work in every situation, but for simple markings, it does the trick … no special tools or marking utensils needed!

Today: Lazy Gal’s Method of Transferring Pattern Markings

About Kristin Rutten

Kristin Rutten is the creator, owner and operator of Matilda Jo Originals. Born and raised in Montana, she first learned to sew on her grandmother's antique Singer sewing machine by cutting out and stitching a simple nine-square pillow. Other projects soon followed and she has been crafting and sewing ever since. In addition to sewing and pattern design, she also enjoys crocheting, scrapbooking and designing WordPress websites, including sister company iCreateForDolls.com. She makes her home in Central Montana with her husband and four children, ages 9 to 22.

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  1. Carol Fulton
    Carol FultonReply
    April 12, 2016 at 9:44 am

    Awesome tip- thank you for shari

    • Kristin Rutten
      Kristin RuttenReply
      April 12, 2016 at 1:32 pm

      You’re welcome Carol! Thx for checking it out! 🙂

  2. Deb Elwood
    Deb ElwoodReply
    April 13, 2016 at 12:26 am

    Such an easy way to mark. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Olivia Power
    Olivia PowerReply
    April 14, 2016 at 10:59 pm

    Great tip. I am going to use this when I can. Thanks Kristin.

  4. Gina Mccloud
    Gina MccloudReply
    May 22, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    Awww man by the time I found your blog this video is unavailable 🙁 I’m just learning to see for MH dolls and your tips are very helpful Thank you!

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