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Neat blog and pics on making your own templates

Just got through talking about making my own templates. This lady has some cool time saving tips! Enjoy! Click on her title to read it ! Always needing to save time while saving money or it’s sort of pointless these days isn’t it?

#89 White Rotary

#89 White Rotary (Photo credit: Jim Belford)

ooobop!

For those of you who painstakingly trace Burda Style patterns from the magazines or for those of you who lovingly trace their vintage or modern patterns to avoid damaging the originals I think I have found a great solution…

Rymans tissue paper roll

It goes under the name of Bleached White Acid Free Tissue Paper and comes in a roll of 25 sheets each measuring 500mm x 750mm and Rymans sell this stuff for £4.99! Though it doesn’t appear to be available online yet, unfortunately.

Up until recently I have been using Burda tracing paper which I have been getting from Jaycotts online, where I get quite a lot of my supplies. It is great stuff and good quality but each pack contains only 5 sheets, size 110 x 150cm for £2.54.

Much like the Burda trace, the Rymans tissue is coated/shiny on one side and matt on the reverse and if you iron it…

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