November 30, 2015

#BLOGLIKECRAZY DAY 30: LINDA'S TIPS, PRETTY PATTERN WEIGHTS...

...I first saw pattern weights similar to these listed on an Esty Store -list price about $25.00 for 6 of them.  Although I don't consider myself a very crafty person, I thought I could easily make a set for much less.  So back in 2011 I thought I'd give it a try and sure enough it was an easy project!  You can read my initial post as well as see a pictorial of how I made them HERE
Of course I had to add LOTS of Pink and was able to find plenty of colorful grosgrain ribbon for the project.

Works excellent for straight cutting...

4 comments:

  1. These are beautiful weight, I should try making some,

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  2. Oh yes you should Aminat, they are so easy to make and I am sure you will enjoy having them. Of course you could use plain unwrapped washers, but I like the pretty ones better!

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  3. I love having colorful pattern weights. I used handmade bias tape to wrap washers that I bought from the hardware store. I have about 30 weights and spent maybe $10 total. Did I mention the color? =)

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  4. These are really nice Ms. Faye! I've been using mine as is from the hardware store, LOL! I'm going back and review your previous post to fancy mine up too!

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