Don’t give me any grief about this. I’m telling you up front that this qualifies as one -if not the most- arcane and dopiest entry I’ve ever published. In sum, if you don’t get the answer, it’s likely no one else will either but I’m looking forward to reading your creative submissions.
This was inspired by DH. He wondered why some of my patterns had little blue lines around the outside edges (below)
If that’s not visible, below is a close up:
Here’s part two of the quiz. Assuming you correctly guess what these marks are for, what could be implied from the multitude of marks on the pattern below?
FYI, I don’t know of another manufacturer who adopted this practice. I’m on the fence as to whether anyone should adopt it. It would depend on your shop conditions I guess. I’ll explain it all in part two of course.
And just for grins, the photo below has nothing to do with this entry but it was on my camera when I uploaded these photos and I thought it was funny. Obviously, someone’s forgotten the proper protocol for snail mail. We haven’t gotten it back so I guess it arrived okay.
By the way, I didn’t do this. And not that it’s not something I wouldn’t have done.