Thank You Crew Testers

THANKS TO THE CREW TESTERS! Today I have a round-up of the Crews made during testing! I hope you enjoy seeing what the pattern looks like on a variety of people, the different fabrics they used, and the various ways in which they styled the pattern. I know I’m always inspired to make more versions

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Crew Fitting & Custom Adjustments

I’ve started writing more extensive fitting and custom adjustment posts this year, and I hope that you find them helpful. Today I have a post all about the Crew Shorts & Trousers. I have a Pinterest board for each of my patterns, and for the Crew I added a section for pant fitting resources that

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Crew Shorts & Trouser Release

THE CREW IS HERE! I am so excited to launch the Crew Shorts & Trousers! I originally designed the Crew pattern to pair with the Victory Tank and wore my outfit to a dear friend’s rehearsal dinner in May. Today I’m happy to have them both in the Chalk and Notch library to share with

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Thank You Victory Testers

Testing a pattern is a big part of the development process. As a designer, I couldn’t do my job without it, and I always appreciate the amount of time and effort – let alone fabric! – my testers put in to each test. I enjoy meeting and connecting with other sewists from around the world

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Victory Fitting & Custom Adjustments

I’ve started writing more extensive fitting and custom adjustment posts this year, and I hope that you find them helpful. It’s totally normal for most people to need some sort of custom adjustment, and this post walks you through some of the more common ones I’ve seen pop up during testing the Victory Tank. Also,

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Victory Tank Release

THE VICTORY TANK IS HERE! I am thrilled to bring you a new pattern for 2019! I have been working on updates for the first half of the year, and although I will continue to work on updating previously released patterns, it’s going to be new patterns for the second half of the year. It’s

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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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