Introduction: Pattern Weights
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:
metal washers ( approx 3/4 in or 20 mm in diameter)
Clover Yo-Yo Maker (Large)
Step 2: Method
1. Trace a circle that is 1 1/2 in diameter (40 mm) onto a piece of batting and then cut it out.
2. Layer two washers in the centre of the batting and stitch in place.
3. Make a yo-yo as per the instructions on the yo-yo maker. Just before you gather up the yo-yo, position the circle of batting in the centre of the yo -yo.
4.Gather up the yo-yo and secure it so that the batting and washers are enclosed in the yo-yo.
5. Stitch on a button to the front of the yo-yo.
Step 3: Pattern Weights
These pattern weights are quick to whip up and are a pretty addition to your sewing equipment.
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