Archive | November, 2010

Patterns, Printers and Pre-Sales

Wow! What an amazing weekend it’s been. First off, you guys are wonderful! Pre-sales went better than I ever imagined. I had a sale four minutes after sending out the mailing list email! That’s some seriously fast typing. After that, sales came in from all over the world, literally! Japan, Germany, Australia, Singapore, Sweden – […]

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Who wants to Sew-Along with me?

A couple of people have suggested a Sew-Along for the Pendrell Blouse once the pattern arrives. Wouldn’t that be fun? I’d be delighted to host a Sew-Along, if you guys are interested! I’d love to make it as cool and informative as Gertie’s Lady Grey Sew-Along! Luckily, the blouse is much easier than a tailored […]

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Ways to Save Fabric on the Pendrell Blouse

The other day, I published the fabric requirements for the Pendrell Blouse. I wanted to follow up today with a few ways to reduce the amount of fabric required. You might have looked at the yardages and thought, “Wow! That seems like a lot!” That’s what I thought when I calculated the requirements but it’s […]

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Field Trip: Spool of Thread

Ever since I first heard of Spool of Thread, I was dying to check it out! For those of you who haven’t heard of Spool of Thread, it’s a brand-new sewing lounge in Vancouver. You can rent machines, take a class, or buy fabric and supplies at this bright and friendly space! They just opened […]

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