Posts Tagged ‘pattern review’

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Pattern Review: The Trail Tote by Noodlehead for Robert Kaufman

You know that word “free”. So eye-catching. Free patterns are great except when they’re a horribly frustrating waste of your time and fabric. I’ve sworn off free patterns with their unclear instructions, haphazard construction methods and unflattering results. Oh, but this one is different ūüėČ The Trail Tote pattern by Noodlehead (for Robert Kaufman Fabrics) […] Read more…

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Sewing Book and Pattern Review : Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style & it’s Kiomi Top Pattern

Since I first saw an article about her in Sunset Magazine (in the mid 1990s)¬†I have admired Lotta Jansdotter’s work. So no surprise that I really like her new book,¬†Lotta Jansdotter Everyday Style; Key Pieces to Sew. Yes, it has patterns, and yes that’s the first thing I noticed and yes, those nine patterns, for […] Read more…