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Pattern weights are used while cutting the fabric for a garment or craft sewing project. The pattern weights hold the pattern down to the fabric,allo...
You will need: 1 or 2 heavy washers for each weight. I used 2" wide washers Something to mark a circle with. This should be twice the width...
Use a pencil, fabric marking pen, or chalk to trace around the edge of your 'circle sizing device'. If you are using a single washer for the weight, ...
You can mark the stitching line 1/8" inside the edge of the circle, or just estimate the distance from the edge. This project is fairly forgiving to ...
When you've stitched all the way around the circle, make sure your needle exits the fabric on the 'right' side. Fudge your stitches slightly if you n...
Pulling the gathering tight, tie a knot close to the surface of the fabric. Reinforce the gather by stitching around the circle again, through the ga...
Using a hot glue gun, squirt a bunch of glue into the center hole, and around the edges of the hole. Press the shank of the button into the glue fill...
You can never have too many pattern weights. Especially when they're this pretty.
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Posted:Nov 18, 2011
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