I recently discovered Mark-B-Gone Tracing Paper from Dritz. The marking sheet is usable on both sides. It comes sealed in air tight packaging, with a storage bag and a clear sheet to protect a surface that you don't want to mark.
The marking sheet feels damp to the touch but does not mark your hands during handling. The sheet must be stored in the bag provided to prevent it from drying out.
I had the sheet for a little over a month and had not sealed the storage bag well when I pulled it out to test it. The directions say to use a smooth wheel for marking. It did a great job with a smooth wheel but I just had to test the pricked wheel.
The pricked wheel also transferred the markings well BUT I did discover that the markings made with the pricked wheel did not rinse out as easily as the smooth wheel markings.
As with any marking technique, you need to test this paper on a scrap before using it on your project. The packaging recommends using this tracing paper on washable fabric and that lines should disappear in 24 to 72 hours.
I tested Mark-B-Gone Tracing Paper on a pink satin and an unbleached muslin.(B) After 30 minutes I tested rinsing the markings off of both fabrics. The markings rinsed off easily, even the pricked marking line, although it took a bit of convincing, came off without using soap. (B)
I think Mark-B-Gone is a perfect solution for many fabrics that the markings show through to the right side of the fabric.
Two hours after marking, the markings had faded slightly but were still visible, usable markings.
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