The most common tools are:
- Tailors Chalk & Marking Pencils - This is available in many forms at sewing notions departments
- Dressmaker's Carbon is available in non-wax, wax and vanishing forms. They are all a sheet for of transferring material.
- Tracing Wheels are available in a variety of forms. Wheels are smooth or spoked. Some have extra features such as a smooth area for pressure marking.
- Vanishing Tools - These are wonderful IF you are able to sit and finish your garment. If you are a "stop and go" sewer, the markings may be gone before you are ready for that marking.