Waste Nothing

soap as tailor's chalk
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Sewers can use pieces of soap for marking fabric, rather than buying tailor’s chalk. You may want to sharpen it with a knife. Avoid soaps that include oil.

This applies to Soap slivers.

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Added January 6, 2012.

Last updated December 15, 2013.

Applies to Everywhere.