Using pattern weights vs pins to hold down your sewing pattern tissue to fabric can make the process faster and easier.
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Instead of purchasing dedicated pattern weights, I found some 3/4″ (inside diameter) metal washers at Home Depot for 40 cents each.
These were perfect – weighty enough, smooth, and small to fit in fairly tight curves/angles.
In this video, I show you how I use pattern weights with your sewing pattern.
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