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Old 01-17-2010, 10:37 PM   #1
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Default Cheap pattern paper substitute

I'm fairly new at sewing-maybe you pros have already thought of this. It recently occurred to me that the wide rolls of leftover Christmas wrapping paper I have would work great for tracing patterns out. I even have some paper with the graph lines on the back-it seems to work wonderfully and is wide enough to accomodate just about anything I can imagine I would be tracing out!

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Old 01-18-2010, 12:14 PM   #2
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That is a good idea! I hate how flimsy pattern paper is though so I like to use legal size file folders
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Oh wrapping paper, good idea. I use freezer paper quite often. If it is on sale I grab a few rolls and it lasts forever. Another thing is cheap interfacing makes a great pattern paper. It doesn't tear or get worn out like paper does.
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