SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
Platinum Sponsor
Bernina
Bernina

Tips & Techniques > Quilting Pins for Cutting out Patterns

Viewed 5502 times
Posted by: Vellela
photo
Friend of PR

 
 
About Vellela star
NA AUSTRALIA
Member since: 5/14/09
Reviews: 18 (tips: 2)
Skill level:Advanced
Favored by: 3 people
more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 4/5/11 10:24 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people   Very Helpful by 10 people   
I am probably a bit slow and others may already have worked this out but a while back I bought some extra long quilting pins by mistake. I now use them to pin my patterns to my woven fabrics - because they are so long you don't need to use as many - a few strategically placed in the corners and a along a long edge is all you need.

It is not as effective on knits or floating fabrics like chiffon and the like.

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques


3 Comments
Login to Add a Comment
Mufffet said... (4/7/11 10:30 AM) Reply
I had wondered about this, and was afraid the quilting pins might be too bendy. Guess not - I am going to buy some! Thanks!
SandiMacD said... (4/6/11 10:43 AM) Reply
Nice tip.
paulakiss said... (4/6/11 2:36 AM) Reply
Thanks for the tip Vellela! I use the long quilting needles for larger, longer projects that may slip off the table. For medium to small projects, I use pattern weights! I think I'm going to use your advice and start using the quilting pins on slippery fabrics too! Thanks for sharing your discovery!
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
The Contemporary Couture Jacket
The Contemporary Couture Jacket

Class Details

Online Class
Leather 101
Leather 101

Class Details

Favorite Things Little Nightie Night Pattern

Favorite Things Little Nightie Night Pattern

Pattern Details
You Sew Girl Laptop Bag Pattern

You Sew Girl Laptop Bag Pattern

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.