November 2021 Update || The Joy is now avaiable in sizes 0-30 with two bust cup options! 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
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
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
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!
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
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
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