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by Kaye Wood
Pellon® Tru-Grid™ With it's accurate 1” graph you can create, duplicate, alter and enlarge craft designs. Cuts, sews and gathers like real fabric.
Tru-Grid™ stays "true" to the straight of grain, its strong yet sheer, can be basted and can be tried on.
Tru-Grid™ and has accurate 1" grid markings.
100% Polyester, 45" x 36"
Tips: When buying multisize patterns, esp. from companies whose patterns are on stiff paper. It is very easy to see the lines of the pattern through this for tracing and the resulting pattern is very thin (for storage). It's sturdy, so I write tips and additional information (like the measurements for the knit rib/cuff) right on one of the pieces. It "clings" to fabric when you lay it out, so you need few pins (or weights). Because it is fabric, you can pin a mock-up of the garment for testing (which would be awkward with a paper pattern) It's wider than most tracing papers and much easier to handle, doesn't rip easily. It will last longer than any tissue pattern, so if you have a favorite pattern that is falling apart, or one you think you will use a lot, this is a more durable method.