Monday, October 25, 2010
Another use for my beloved freezer paper
Do you have a roll of freezer paper that you bought for stencilling projects like this? Another great way to use it is for tracing and cutting pattern pieces.
For the longest time, I wondered how I could make multiple sizes from a single pattern. I was also so hard on them that between pinning and cutting, patterns were becoming one time use only.
Fine if patterns are on sale for 99 cents, not cool otherwise.
Then I realized if I traced the pattern pieces onto freezer paper, I could make different sizes for each of my boys and leave the original pattern intact. I trace the pattern as many times (and sizes) that I need, then I iron the freezer paper pattern directly to my fabric and cut around it. Easy peasy and the original pattern is still as good as new!
And as a bonus, the freezer paper pattern pieces are repositionable and reusable--just peel them off and iron again!