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DIY Sewing Pattern Weights

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A few weeks ago my Sewing Counter was featured at Craft Gossip. That got me to follow their Facebook page where I found this awesome pattern weight tutorial. It took me about 15 minutes to put together mine! That included the time to heat up the glue gun.

Supplies needed are a hot glue gun, large flat washers, and ribbon. The package of washer was under $3 at Menards.

DIY Sewing Pattern Weights Supplies

Start by gluing 2 washers together. I put flat sides together.

DIY Sewing Pattern Glue Washers

Once glued they look like this.

DIY Sewing Pattern Weights Glued

Put some glue on one side and tightly wrap your ribbon around the washer. Add dots of glue every so often as you pull it tight. Super easy!

DIY Sewing Pattern Weights Wrapped with Ribbon

I decided to use different ribbon on each so they are colorful.

DIY Sewing Pattern Weight

They are just perfect for holding a pattern in place while I cut. No more pinning!!!

DIY Sewing Weights Hold Down Pattern

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Natalie Buehler

Tuesday 25th of February 2014

That is such a great idea - I am always in search of some tins :)Thanks for sharing.xNatalieMarigolds' Loft

Laura@bakinginpyjamas

Saturday 15th of February 2014

Love this idea, very pretty indeed. Thanks for sharing your craft at Sweet and Savoury Sunday’s, I hope you link up again this weekend.

Pieced Pastimes

Wednesday 12th of February 2014

Such a cute idea! I have some plain pattern weights that I use that may be getting a makeover.Thanks for sharing,SuzannePieced Pastimes

Winnie

Tuesday 11th of February 2014

These are really nice!I wish I could make them too...

Betsy {BPhotoArt.com}

Monday 10th of February 2014

Oh, these are smart. Gotta make some!

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