- You want to save the paper whole in big sheets because it has so many uses like collage building, building elements as a unit, and fused fabric storage.
- If you cut out a shape leaving the paper on, the pull on the fabric edges as you remove the paper may fray the edges of the fabric. You want nice clean edges.
- If you want to transfer a pattern shape to fused fabric you need the paper. Here's the directions for Pattern Transfer to a Fused Fabrics. It's worth saving the paper for this.
- Most importantly, silicone release paper is used as protection. Place it on top of your quilt to protect it from that filthy iron that you refuse to clean.
|Ah! The miracle of pattern transfer with silicone release paper.|