Monthly Archives: August 2017

Angel Gown Update: using Clear Patterns

Sharing a studio with my daughter (when she’s not away at school!) lets us bounce creative  ideas  and challenges off each other.  The other day I was telling her that although my Angel Gown pdf pattern (to making burial gowns for … Continue reading

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“Shorty Shorts”: don’t cut that inseam TOO short!

According to the Wall Street Journal the other day, this is the summer of the Shorty Shorts https://www.wsj.com/articles/who-wears-short-shorts-not-my-daughter-1502295345  (sorry you may need an online subscription to read the full article). According to the story: This is the accompanying visual to the … Continue reading

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“Which pattern is this?”

There is a big difference between: Industrial patterns designed for the garment industry Commercial patterns designed for the home-sewing market …and it goes way beyond the topic of my last post about notches. Before I worked in the apparel industry, I … Continue reading

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