Friday, April 11, 2008
Pretty Pattern Weights
When you sew, do you pin your patterns to your fabric or do you use weights?
When I discovered pattern weights many, many years ago, I never looked back. Well, I do use pins on occasion---with slippery fabrics, fussy prints, or to hold a pattern piece in place until I mark darts or other markings. But for the most part, I use pattern weights.
Recently I decided to pretty-up my rather boring pattern weights, and I think I went overboard. :-) I now have a few sets listed in my Etsy store. I can't keep them all--just how many weights does a person need?!
I've started a couple new tops, one for Ellen and one for Emily. Pictures will be coming soon, but here's a preview: