How Do You Secure Fabric With Pins To Make A Pattern?
Paper patterns are generally pretty flimsy, especially the store-bought ones. For this reason, you need to take special care when working with them. One way to help make sure you cut your fabric in the right dimensions and size is to secure it to the pattern with straight pins, which are easy to work with and inexpensive. Here are some tips. Place your pattern on top of your fabric. Make sure the pattern is lying completely flat, with no wrinkles. You may wish to run your hand over the pattern to help flatten it. Start at any edge. Carefully place a straight pin through the pattern, on through the fabric and then through the pattern once more. Pat the fabric or straighten it as needed. Look to see that you didn’t cause any wrinkles to form. You may even need to straighten the fabric from the center point outward. Continue adding straight pins. Add one at every corner and curve of the fabric. As you continue to add pins, keep making sure the fabric and pattern stay straight and unwrinkl