Page Hoodie Color Block Tutorial and Inspiration

Hello! Nicole here. I’ve been working behind the scenes with Chalk and Notch as Marketing Coordinator for a few months now and it’s been a dream. As a result, I was fortunate to see the Page Hoodie throughout the development process, giving me plenty of time to dream of sewing up my own versions. After

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Orchid Bodysuit Tutorial

HELLO everyone! My name is Michele from WinMichele. I am thrilled to be part of this year’s contributor team. My wish for this post is to bring you something approachable and fun. So I hope I can deliver just that. As a mother from the desert landscapes of Arizona, I crave patterns that are lightweight

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Page Neckband Tutorial

I’m excited to share a tutorial on how to draft a crew style neckband for your Page Hoodie. This tutorial will reference the Page Hoodie, but the same tutorial can be applied to other patterns and to drafting a neckband in general. For those of you who would rather just print the neckbands (I would

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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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Waterfall Raglan Sweater Dress Tutorial

Hello! I’m Meg from MEGMADE Sewing, and I’m thrilled to be back on the Chalk & Notch blog sharing a tutorial for the Waterfall Raglan. Today I’ll be showing you how to change up the Waterfall with a gathered skirt and ribbed cuffs for a cozy sweater dress. Inspiration I first had the idea for

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Fringe Boxy Top Tutorial

Have you seen some of the Fringe Top hacks popping up on Instagram? We started a hashtag #fringetophack so we could follow along and see all of the cool versions people were making. I noticed the boxy style Fringe Top was getting a bunch of engagement. To me, that means you would like more of

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Pixie Cowl Tutorial

Hey, Chalk & Notch Fans! I’m Loni of Havin Sew Much Fun, and I’m excited Gabriela has asked me back to share another hack of the Pixie Tee pattern with you. I have been dreaming of making a sweater knit Pixie with a cowl neck since June when I made a Pixie dress in pattern testing.

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