Archive | Inspiration and Everything Else

Hey, I’m back!

Hey everyone, I’m back! I’ll start posting regularly again starting this week. I missed blogging and hearing from all of you guys! What have I been doing? All kinds of things! I didn’t really take a break from working, but I did enjoy some quieter time to think and plan. I hiked up a mountain! […]

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Slowing Down for the (End of) Summer

Hey, everyone! This has been an amazing, wonderful, crazy summer. I launched a new pattern, ran a sew-along, and kept up daily blog posts. I even stayed on track with the original sew-along schedule, which I’m really happy about. I can’t wait to see your finished Lonsdale dresses – there have been some beautiful versions […]

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Technology and Sewing

Yesterday’s post about the QR codes, the barcode on the back of the pattern envelope, got me thinking about sewing and technology. Isn’t it amazing that we have technology not only to improve regular life, but to make our hobbies more fun? We can connect with other people who sew, share tips and suggestions, and […]

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How the Pattern Barcode Works

If you have a Crescent Skirt or a Pendrell Blouse pattern in your stash, you’ve probably noticed the colourful, pointy-looking barcode at the back of the pattern. Does anyone know what it’s there for? I wanted to put illustrations instead of photos on the envelope cover, so that it was easy to picture the pattern […]

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