How Do You Use Dressmakers Tracing Paper & Wheel?
If you are going to make something with a pattern, you will want to use dressmaker’s tracing paper and a tracing wheel. This makes your sewing job easier when you need to get the seams and darts in the proper places. Learn how to use dressmaker’s tracing paper and wheel so you can transfer the marks from the pattern pieces to your fabric. The tracing paper comes in different colors so that it will show up on all materials you will be using. Lay out the fabric on a flat surface. Pin the pattern pieces to the fabric according to the layout instructions and cut out. Lay each pattern piece out on a flat surface. If you need to make seam lines, place the dressmaker’s tracing paper between the pattern piece and the fabric, with the colored side facing the fabric. If you need to mark seams on the other piece of fabric (underneath the one on top), place another piece of tracing paper in between the two pieces of fabric. Make sure that the second piece of tracing paper is facing the right way.