Growing the pattern stash

So . . . I’ve kinda been growing the pattern stash recently. I’m not really sure this is a good thing. It’s like adding things to my To Do list when I haven’t finished the things already on it. I’ve come to like the patterns from smaller houses more and more over the last few…

District 8 Skirt

A while ago (yeah, this is a throw-way-back post) I played in a Game based on the Hunger Games called the Famine Game. My team was chosen to represent District 8: Textiles and we needed costumes which represented us and our district. Since we’re all girls, we tend to go with some shade of pink.…

Printed pattern organization

For my January Seamwork patterns, I got them printed at Kinko’s because last time, pasting together 40 some pages for the Oslo took way too much of my life (3 episodes of Castle). I still trace out the pattern because if it’s the wrong size, I don’t want to have to get it reprinted. It wouldn’t…

Colette Seamwork 3001: Oslo

I recently subscribed to the Colette patterns e-magazine Seamwork. For $6 per month, you get a digital magazine full of useful and informative articles (I’ve enjoyed both issues so far) and at least 2 patterns. The patterns are the type you should be able to do in a couple hours which is awesome. Because those…