PDF Sling Bag Pattern – Release


The Sling Bag PDF is available for sale on Etsy! Feedback From Testers! This is a simple to follow pattern a nice project to sit and do with a cup of tea or coffee and make on an evening or in stages, the result its a Beautiful Sling bag you can wear at a gathering,…

How Much Time Would you Spend on a Sewing Project?


Would a sewing time limit on a PDF pattern encourage you or discourage you from purchasing? Is time spent on a project only important when making something for someone other than yourself? How much time would you spend on a sewing project? Those are some of the questions I hope this  quick poll will answer. If you’re a quilter I…

Sewing Level Standards Poll


There are a lot of sewing skill level standards found on the internet, but what do you consider as your skill level and why? Take this quick poll to tell me what you think! Let’s focus on those who have moved past the beginner stage of just becoming familiar with the sewing machine and have made a couple of items,…

The Santorini Tote Bag PDF Feature


Pattern Pile has selected my Santorini Tote Bag PDF pattern as one of bags to sew for spring! Besides the Indie pattern feature it’s also listed in the top 10 sewing project section too. (Woot-Woot!)  Click on the photo to see this and other amazing sewing projects. You can find the Digital pattern in my Etsy shop. Click on the following photo to get the…

Sewing Tip- Cheap PDF Pattern Storage Ideas


I found cheap PDF pattern storage supplies at the Dollar Store where everything is a dollar!  It is definitely worth the trip if you’re looking to organize your craft supplies too! Here are a couple of ideas I found useful for storing PDF patterns. Pin this for later! I thought it would be fun to cover file storage boxes…

What’s Your Problem With PDF Patterns? Vote in the Poll


PDF patterns are a popular convenience for the sewing enthusiast and the novice! I’ve downloaded a couple of great PDF patterns, but I’ve also heard a couple of horror stories too.  I’ve listed some of those problems in the PDF pattern poll below to understand your concerns.  If you’ve only had good experiences please let me know that as well in…

PDF Pattern Workshop #2


As most of you know I’ve been engrossed in the PDF Pattern Workshop, so if your missing new unique handbag creations from me this is the reason why. Don’t worry I am keeping track of all of my ideas and full-filling my Etsy orders for the holiday. You will be thrilled of the new creations and the ability to download a…

PDF Pattern Making


Have you ever tried to draft a pattern? What about altering an existing pattern and found that you’ve done something wrong?  Have you tried to create a PDF pattern or E-Pattern? Many of you know that I started the PDF pattern making process a couple of years ago and only one PDF pattern was born. I found that It was difficult to learn Adobe Illustrator,…

Are All PDF Patterns Created The Same?


I am working on my second PDF Pattern, and I can now say that not all PDF patterns are created equally.  Some are in need of more detail, some need more graphics.  Creating a template can be helpful, but there are always adjustments that need to be made.   And who would notice the difference  right?   Well Everyone…

E-Patterns Hit or Miss?


It’s my favorite time of the week, Hit or Miss time?  As most of you know creating an E-Pattern has taken over my life.  I’ve spent several weeks trying to figure out the Adobe (InDesign) program, and then I gave Adobe Illustrator a try.  As I watched the videos and discovered all of the great things that…

E-Patterns


E-Patterns or electronic patterns have been on my mind for a while now.  If you’ve noticed I’ve been a little distant lately, it’s because  I’ve been researching digital patterns, and learning Adobe’s ID (In Design program).  Not sure if this is the best program to create digital patterns, but I’m making a good effort to learn how…