Fabric Marking Tools

From markers to chalk to tracing wheels, fabric marking tools have been as essential to the craft of sewing as the sewing machine itself. During the early 20th Century, as both sewing machines and sewing patterns became accessible to the working class, the demand for fabric marking tools grew. Eager to duplicate the latest fashions they were seeing in periodicals, women needed marking tools that were accurate and permanent stain-free. The appearance of the first official fabric marker happened around 1920. Affordable, easy to use, and without the worry of permanent marks, fabric markers quickly one of the most revered of sewing tools, Today, chalk wheels, clips, and water-soluble pens represent a full spectrum of fabric marking tools.