One Thimble Issue 12: Blog Tour

One Thimble Issue 12: Blog Tour

The 12th issue of One Thimble Magazine is now live, and we at Pattern Revolution couldn't be more excited.  There are 10 patterns that cover sewing for girls, boys, and women along with an adorable purse and quilted kite.  The variety is perfect to cover all of your sewing needs.  If you have never sewn from an e-zine before, here is what you can expect:

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Lavish - Luxury on a Bolt

Lavish  - Luxury on a Bolt

 As soon as I saw the previews for Art Gallery's Lavish line by Katarina Roccella, I knew that I had to have it.

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Sweet Summer Set

Sweet Summer Set

get ready for summer with simple patterns that make sewing fun and dressing your kiddos for play time a breeze!

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Boys Boys Boys!

Boys Boys Boys!

Love to sew for boys, scared of sewing for boys, want to sew for boys - just come on over and get inspired!

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Photography for Testers: Part 3

Photography for Testers: Part 3

Join in for Part 3 of our Photogrphy for Testers Series.

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Photography for Testers: Part 1

Photography for Testers: Part 1

So I am going to spend the next couple weeks talking to you a bout photography for testers.  I'm specifically going to be giving you tips for kids clothing, but you can check out my posts HERE and HERE for women's photography tips.  In the last couple of months I have noticed a ton of posts where people are asking how to get involved in testing - and this is GREAT!!!  As a designer, I am constantly on the look for new talent in my testing pools to keep a fresh perspective.

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Born Wild with Blend Fabrics

Born Wild with Blend Fabrics

In general I don't consider myself a fabric hoarder - I sew my fabric and I really try not to buy without a project in mind.  However, I can't ever say no to new fabric lines when they fall in my lap - no matter how tight the deadline or if I have no clue what I am going to sew with it, I always say YES!  When Merav asked me if I might want to participate in sewing up Ana Davis' new  line, Born Wild, for Blend Fabrics; not only did I say YES, but I knew exactly what I wanted to make.  And what I wanted to make was a new design that was just hours old on my sketch pad.

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NYNU: Notions - THREAD, and a Free Poncho Tutorial

NYNU: Notions - THREAD, and a Free Poncho Tutorial

Hey Hey..... today I am going to talk to you about THREAD and how it is the best notion in your arsenal.  You don't have to have fancy machines to do amazing things with thread, but if you DO have fancy machinery and aren't using it.... dust it off and let it show you all the beauty it contains!

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