I made 3 types of pattern weights and YOU can enter to WIN my extras! This video is sponsored by SKILLSHARE. Sign up via https://skl.sh/virginialindsay3 to get 2 free months of amazing classes!
In my last video I mentioned using pattern weights instead of pins and many of you were excited to see them in action 🙂 . Pattern weights are used to hold down a paper pattern onto fabric so you can easily trace or cut out the pattern using a rotary cutter. My original pattern weights are just simple squares of fabric and I wanted to explore some other methods using scrap fabrics and other things I had in my stash.
I found the triangle pattern method here on the blog Tea and a Sewing Machine. Here is the link to visit that post https://www.awilson.co.uk/super-easy-pattern-weights-tutorial/
The good news is that I made 11 EXTRA adorable scrappy weights and I want to give them to one of YOU! For your chance to win the weights…
1. Leave a comment that either says which pattern weight you like best OR which SKILLSHARE class you would take (https://skl.sh/virginialindsay3)
2. Leave another comment (for a second chance) that says you LIKED the video.
3. Leave a 3rd comment (for a third chance!) that says you subscribed to my channel OR that you are already a subscriber 🙂
Check back here next Friday 9/27/2019 to see who the winner is! I can’t contact you through your youtube comment so you will need to either turn on your notifications or come back to see if you are the winner! So exciting!
To make these weights you will need scraps of fabric- 3.5” x 7” for the squares, 3” x 6” for the triangles and 7.5” round for the dumplings. You will also need rice as the weight. For the triangles and squares I also used my sewing machine & thread, iron & ironing board, and hand needle & thread. For the dumplings I used tiny rubber bands and ribbon 🙂
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