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If you enjoy dress making but don't like to poke pins in your paper patterns, then these pretty pattern weights will hold the pattern still while you cut. 

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To make the pattern weights you will need:

fabric scraps
buttons
metal washers ( approx 3/4 in or 20 mm in diameter)
batting scraps
Clover Yo-Yo Maker (Large) 
 
guidess 11 months ago
These are so cute and simple, with no sharp edges to tear the pattern, they won't leave any kind of mark, and so quick to make l can just whip up more whenever the cat steals them. Thanks for thinking to post such clear instructions for something l'm sure you take for granted, but will be such a help to sister sewers!
wilgubeast4 years ago
Excellent and appropriate links back to your blog.
sunshiine4 years ago
I don't like using pins eithor. this is a nice solution. thanks for sharing.
aspoonfulofsugar (author)  sunshiine4 years ago
Thanks Sunshine.
scoochmaroo4 years ago
Great! I usually just use the large washers on their own, but this seems like a much better way to go about it.
aspoonfulofsugar (author)  scoochmaroo4 years ago
Thanks Scoochmaroo!