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Marking pens

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Britgirl70
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Marking pens

Post by Britgirl70 » Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:32 am

Does anyone have a favorite brand of marking pen. I want something water soluble to mark a baby quilt which is mainly pale green. The pens I have used so far seem to take a lot of going over and over before I see the line clearly. I am only trying to mark a simple grid pattern but seem to be having trouble getting something dark enough to see that will disappear by itself. Thanks.

cindyg
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Re: Marking pens

Post by cindyg » Tue Aug 04, 2015 10:53 am

I love the Frixion pens. The marks disappear with the iron. That's my favorite lately.

lorettav
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Re: Marking pens

Post by lorettav » Tue Aug 04, 2015 4:41 pm

I like the Frixion pens, too.

MEPIECE2
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Re: Marking pens

Post by MEPIECE2 » Thu Aug 06, 2015 2:08 pm

I agree with Cindy love mine.

scrapquilter48
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Re: Marking pens

Post by scrapquilter48 » Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:32 am

Frixion pens last long time.. I bought over 5yrs ago, took it out yester to write my crackerjack block, worked like new.. Lucky!

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Quilter7
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Re: Marking pens

Post by Quilter7 » Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:08 pm

If you plan on washing your quilt afterward try Crayola Washable Markers. I use fine tip. They come in a variety of colors, wash out easily and are inexpensive! I do test them on fabric prior to using them, but have never had a problem.
Carol

fabricgirl
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Re: Marking pens

Post by fabricgirl » Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:46 pm

Frixion pens are the best I use them all the time and no problems.


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HappyStiches
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Re: Marking pens

Post by HappyStiches » Wed Jun 08, 2016 2:07 pm

Indeed the Frixion pens are the way to go.

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