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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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I Want to Learn More About…

Hello, everyone! I thought I’d post something different today instead of more outfit posts, and ask a question! With sewing, you’re always learning. Even I’m learning new things, and I’ve been sewing for twenty years, maybe more! That’s the wonderful part about hobbies – you’re always exploring, testing new ideas, and improving your skills. (Speaking […]

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Day 22: Rather Ladylike

Happy Fourth of July! I know it’s the month of July and Me-Made-June is over, but I thought I’d post a few more outfits and a round-up of thoughts after the month. This has been the most challenging round of all three Me-Made challenges I participated, as you probably can see from the late-ness of […]

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