I think I just felt forty minutes slide off of pattern drafting time.
Originally posted on Five Green Acres:
What better way to start off this series than with a tool that you already have lying in your desk drawer? Clever AND frugal…I like it.
It just so happens that, in their infinite wisdom, the creators of The Pencil engineered the distance between two pencil tips held side-by-side to equal 1/4.” As they were no doubt good friends with the engineer of the standard sewing machine foot, the two parties concurred that 1/4″ was indeed the divine proportion, forever marrying the utility of pencils to the needs of sewing.