Wide Leg Crew Trousers Tutorial

Hi sew-pals!! I’m Cassie, sewist and blogger behind Lily Shine Creates, and I am so thrilled and honored to be a part of the C&N Contributor Team. I adore Gabriela’s designs and how wearable the patterns are for this busy mom on-the-go! I got the opportunity to play with the Crew Trousers pattern and would

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Thank You Mini Page Testers

Following the Page Hoodie Tester round-up, it’s time to showcase some of the versions sewn by Mini Page Hoodie Testers! The Mini Page is available in sizes 12m to 12 years and looks pretty cute if you ask me! I hope you enjoy seeing what the pattern looks like on all ages of kids and

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Thank You Page Hoodie Testers

I hope you are excited to check out the Page Hoodie Tester round-up! I see all of the photos during the test but seeing them all together in one post always makes my heart happy. It’s inspiring to see the different fabrics used, and the various ways in which the Page Hoodie is styled. Blogged

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Page Hoodie Sewing Supplies

Page Hoodie Sewing Supplies and Recommendations

Hello! Release week has finally arrived. I couldn’t be more excited to share the Page Hoodie and Mini Page Hoodie patterns with you. Between pattern development and sample sewing, a good deal of work was put into sourcing fabrics and supplies that would result in professional looking finishes. Ready to get sewing? Read on for some

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Page Hoodie Fitting and Custom Adjustments

Today I’m going over the most common fitting adjustments for the Page Hoodie. During testing, I’m able to see the pattern on about 50 different bodies. Helping testers with fit helps inform what fitting and custom adjustments I talk about in this post. I will say that because the Page is a knit garment with

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Page and Mini Page Hoodie Release

THE PAGE & MINI PAGE ARE HERE! Today we are launching our first double release, the Page and Mini Page Hoodie. My hope is that when you come to Chalk and Notch patterns you find patterns for all of your wardrobe needs, everyday patterns along with special occasion patterns too. The Page is a cozy

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Get Inspired to Sew the Farrah Blouse and Dress

Hello! Ever since seeing Loni’s slightly cropped version of the Farrah Blouse (here), I haven’t been able to stop thinking about new ways to use the Farrah Blouse and Dress Pattern. This inspired a Pinterest deep dive for some ready to wear Farrah inspiration. Today I’m sharing that inspiration with you. Inspiration: All About the

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