Frixion Pens – the debate goes on.

///Frixion Pens – the debate goes on.

Frixion Pens – the debate goes on.

Question:

Have you ever used the Frixion pen and would you consider it safe to use on any fabric that will take the heat?

I know we will have to test a sample of it but it seems to go against the grain to heat to remove, after all we use heat to set the Microtex pens!

Answer:

Bear in mind that these pens were not originally designed for use by quilters – we have adopted them!

I have not used these pens at all but Jennie has and mentions them in one of our videos;  her word of caution is that they are re-activated by the cold – this could be through the postal service or through air conditioning.

My personal view is that if I can, I  avoid marking the quilt with anything;  if I do need to mark it then I use something designed for quilters by quilters  and ALWAYS do a test piece.

Update: August 2015:

Here is a link that gives you much more information on the subject:

https://quiltskipper.com/…/frixion-pens-all-you-need-to-know/

2014-07-30T00:00:00+00:00July 30th, 2014|Categories: Community, Q & A|Tags: |0 Comments

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