Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about * The Basics and other Sewing topics.
Layout all pattern pieces before you cut. Secure placement using pins or weights. Pins will anchor the pattern in place more securely for precise cutting. Weights are quicker but the pattern has a tendency to move. Only use magnets where precision is not as important.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|