tailor's chalk


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tailor's chalk chalk used by tailors to make temporary marks on cloth
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In literature:

I can cure warts by rubbing them with my tailor's chalk; and I can live with my wife without beating her.
"Androcles and the Lion" by George Bernard Shaw
Use tailor's chalk (fuller's earth) to clean hammer felts.
"Piano Tuning" by J. Cree Fischer
Among the other necessary articles are a tape measure, cake of wax, pencils or tailor's chalk, tracing wheel, emery, lap board.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
Lay skin on lining and mark its edge with tailor's chalk.
"Taxidermy" by Leon Luther Pray

In news:

Colored tailor's chalk pencil Wool fabric 2 mm wool felt Pinking shears Cutting mat Screw punch Sewing machine and sewing supplies Fabric glue, such as Magna-Tac Felt animal (see Ornaments.
Using tailor's chalk, trace smaller stocking template onto 2 pieces of wool .