Are you still looking for the best washable markers for quilting?
Sometimes we don’t enjoy a particular quilting technique because we don’t have the proper/best tool.
It happened to me: for many years I ignored the applique technique because it requires a water soluble marker that was never in my tool box when I needed it.
But the things changed when I discovered the water soluble markers specifically designed for kids- they are cheap, come in many colors, and are easily available.
I use a French brand (BIC) that my European readers probably find it easily in their shops- read here more about these markers.
Since most of my readers are North-Americans I thought to find (and TEST) similar markers for them too, so here is what I found:
- on Amazon (available worldwide!)- Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Markers
- 8 markers (FINE tip!) for less than 4$!
- completely washable!
Here is the test I did:
1. Fabric marked.
2. Fabric pressed – heavily, with steam!
3. Fabric washed – the result was an immaculate piece of fabric.
UPDATE January 2019
I am so sorry that I did not take a picture of the clean fabric after washing, because a reader asked where is the proof? Puzzled face here!
But this quilt is hanging on my wall; it was made 5 years ago, marked with BIC markers and in perfect condition!
If you are still looking for the best washable markers for quilting, give these markers a try! And TEST, TEST, TEST before starting marking!
I hope this helps some quilters out there! I know these markers give me freedom to sew any wholecloth or applique quilt I want.