Thank you Fringe Update Testers

It takes a lot of work to test a pattern, but it is always one of my favorite parts of pattern development. I enjoy connecting with and meeting other sewists from around the world during testing. I always feel like I have new friends after finishing a pattern test. I want to thank all of

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Fringe Fabric Recommendations

FRINGE FABRIC RECOMMENDATIONS Since the original Fringe pattern was released a few years ago, I have seen it made up in so many different fabrics, and as with any pattern, the fabric can really transform the look and feel. You can check out the hashtag #fringedresspattern on Instagram for inspiration. You really can’t go wrong

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Fringe Fitting & Custom Adjustments

FITTING AND CUSTOM ADJUSTMENTS FOR YOUR FRINGE I hope you are as excited about the new updates for the Fringe pattern as I am! There are three new sizes: 20/22/24 and a new bust cup: C/D, which is a built-in Full Bust Adjustment. My hope is that these changes will help more people make the

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Fringe Update Pattern Release

THE UPDATED FRINGE IS HERE! It’s no secret that the Women’s Fringe pattern has been a best-seller for Chalk and Notch, and I am thrilled to bring you an improved version! I talked a bit about my 2019 plans in this post, and I really hope that this update makes it easier for more people

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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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Orchid x Parasol Release

It’s release day for both the Chalk and Notch Orchid Midi Dress and the Parasol Jumpsuit + Trousers from Ensemble Patterns! We designed our patterns as a collaboration and the patterns can be mixed and matched. Combined there are three bodice options, four bottoms, two waistbands, and endless ways to make it your own! I bet you

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Fringe Tiered Maxi Tutorial

Hi everyone! I’m Suzie and I can be found as Threadquarters over on Instagram, YouTube and on my blog, Threadquarters.co.uk. I’m super excited to be able to guest blog for Chalk and Notch today and share a super fun tiered maxi Fringe tutorial. Let’s sew all the ruffles!   Inspiration There are just so many

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