Joy Jacket Fabric Inspiration & Coupon Codes!

The Women’s Joy Jacket released on Monday, and we want to thank you so much for the warm reception and excitement over this pattern! It means a lot that you love it, and we can’t wait to see your Joys. You can read more about the special meaning behind this pattern in our release post

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The Joy Jacket Release

It’s release day and that’s always a reason to celebrate! I can tell you that this pattern was a labor of love, and I’m really proud to send this out into the world. To give you a little more history behind this pattern, I asked Emily to write a little bit about it how it

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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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