On the Mark

To make storing my fabric easier, I've made 1/8-, 1/4-, 1/2-, and 1-yard marks on my ironing board with a permanent marker. After ironing my prewashed fabrics, I hold them up to the edge of the board to determine the length, write the measurement on a paper scrap, and pin the note to the fabric.

-Sheila Toso

Florence, Alabama

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