tailor's chalk


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tai·lor's chalk

(tā′lərz)
n.
A thin piece of hard chalk used in tailoring for making temporary alteration marks on clothing.

tailor's chalk

n
(Knitting & Sewing) pipeclay used by tailors and dressmakers to mark seams, darts, etc, on material
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Noun1.tailor's chalk - chalk used by tailors to make temporary marks on cloth
chalk - a piece of calcite or a similar substance, usually in the shape of a crayon, that is used to write or draw on blackboards or other flat surfaces
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She picked up a smooth piece of tailor's chalk and set to writing notes to herself on the back of a satin offcut.
To neaten the raw edges, mark a line close to the edge of each side at right angles to the seam lines using tailor's chalk and a steel edge.
CHRISTMAS STOCKING You will need: * Large piece of woollen blanket * Contrasting vintage fabric (or felted woollen fabric for appliques) * Embroidery threads * Embroidery needle * Sewing machine (optional) * Tailor's chalk * Pins * Length of ribbon * Little bits of sparkle, buttons or pom-poms, if desired STEP ONE: Start by making a template.
To promote looking for textures beyond one art lesson, we make home rubbing kits filled with unwrapped crayons, graphite sticks, tailor's chalk (a great rubbing tool) and interesting papers.
Turn it inside out, and use tailor's chalk to sketch a heart shape on the shirt's torso.
Put the jeans on and get a friend to mark with tailor's chalk where to cut them.
To create a mitered corner, use tailor's chalk and a ruler to draw lines on the border pieces from the inside corner to the outside corner.
A: You will need a good spirit level, some thick low tack masking tape such as Easy Mask, a tape measure and some tailor's chalk.