Black Lives Matter

Chalk and Notch and everyone on our team is in full support of the global movement, Black Lives Matter. We have posted a statement on our social media channels, Instagram and in our Facebook C+N patterns support group, but we also want to make a pledge here on our blog to our sewing community that

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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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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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We love you Mie!

  SURPRISE! Today it’s all about Mie who blogs and shares her sewing wisdom at Sewing Like Mad.  Ines and Celina came up with the amazing idea to surprise Mie with a video, “What I Learnt from Mie”. The deal is, Mie is a professional seamstress, a trained, legit, hard-core, professional seamstress. Even more impressive is that

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Sew N’ Style Series – Back to Basics & Neon

I had so much fun participating in my first sewing series, hosted by Lil Luxe Collection. We were asked to create a capsule wardrobe, encouraged to think about the whole process of designing a collection and to include our child along the way. Here are my inspiration boards for my Back to Neon and Basics Collection

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