A post by Little Grandma,
My lesson for the day: Do not use a cup of tea as a weight when cutting out fabric.
To make my dressmaking easier and more efficient, I have invested in a large cutting board and an Olfa rotary cutter. How 'proper' I felt when I first used my new equipment. To hold my paper patterns down whilst cutting out, I usually use a couple of tealight holders, mobile phone, bar of chocolate, anything really that is to hand.
Today, much to my regret, I used a cup of tea...