Joy Jacket - Chalk and Notch Patterns

Joy Jacket Pattern Tester Call

Thank you for your interest, the tester call is now closed I am so excited to announce the tester call for my next pattern – the Joy Jacket! The Joy Jacket pattern is a fully lined, relaxed fit, mid-weight jacket. The center front zipper is exposed, and both views offer an optional drawstring at the neck

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15 Stocking Stuffers for the Sewist on your list!

The countdown to Christmas is on and if you have any sewists on your list, I’ve got a list for you! I’ve been wanting to put together a shopping guide with my favorite sewing notions for a while. I asked the members of the Chalk and Notch Patterns group for their recommendations and I was flooded with

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Welcome to the Jungle Tour

I am so excited to be part of the Petit à Petit Urban Jungle Animal Doll pattern tour with a group of wonderful ladies! Celina, the talented designer behind Petit à Petit + Family, has designed the coolest dolls just in time for holiday gifts. Make sure to grab your copy and join the Jungle Party!

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Chalk and Notch turns 2 + Giveaway!

I’m pretty excited to say that today marks the 2-year anniversary for Chalk and Notch Patterns! Starting Chalk and Notch has allowed me the freedom to create a business that works for my family life. I was honestly worried that after leaving the apparel industry my practical skills wouldn’t translate to another career. It’s been

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Fringe Maxi Tutorial

I’ve promised a Fringe Maxi Tutorial since I released the Fringe Blouse & Dress Pattern in August. Somehow it’s already October but I’m happy to have this post up for you. I think the Fringe Maxi makes a pretty perfect holiday dress, and since the holidays are right around the corner I may have purchased more

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Style Maker Fabrics Fall Style Tour 2017

I was thrilled when Michelle asked me to join The Style Maker Fabrics Fall Style Tour 2017. I have followed previous Style Maker Tours and I can still remember some of my favorite outfits, so I felt the pressure as soon as I said yes. Then I saw the rest of the amazing lineup and felt stressed

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Thank You Fringe Testers + Houston Relief Effort!

I have so much to be thankful for and most recently it has been the support of this community and the response to the Fringe release. In an effort to give back, today, August 31st, 100% of all sales will go directly to the Houston Food Bank. Please use the code: texas to receive 15%

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