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A little behind the scenes look at One Thimble Issue 13 …
There comes a time in every sewing Mum’s life when you have a conversation with your kid that goes something like this …
Kid: *sigh* I wish I had my style of clothes?
Mum: What is your style?
Kid: Store brought
Mum: No problem. We can go check out the shops, see what’s in fashion, and then I’ll find some patterns to sew you up some new clothes.
Kid: *rolling eyes* No. Store brought. As in, go to the store and buy the clothes. Like all the other kids.
I had this conversation with Kt a few years ago and feared my days of sewing for her were over. But then a few days later she was asking me to sew a Bonfire Jacket for one of her friends birthdays. We’ve reached an arrangement whereby I can sew for her (& her friends – who are far more into my sewing than she is) … but only if what I’m sewing, passes her fashion radar!
Lauren is the face behind Tadah! Patterns, creating styles which have a nod to nostalgia and a fresh take on sewing. Tadah! Patterns are all about celebrating modern sewing with designs that are accessible, funky and above all fun! She has worn many hats in her adult life, most of which have revolved around teaching.
It’s back! And this year it’s bigger and better than ever! I’ve joined together with 28 fabulous PDF designers to bring you a HUGE Boxing Day Sales Event.
Running all day Boxing Day you can get 30% off your PDF Pattern purchases from these businesses with the code CYA16
How to sew a Sakuro Clutch with Kraft-Tex
Guest Blog by Kylie from Little Moo Designs
Etched with a bohemian vibe, Little Moo Designs patterns are created for levels from beginners to intermediate. Kylie believes a new outfit is an excuse for a new handbag, and what better way to personalise your outfit than sewing your own unique bag or clutch. Kylie contributed the Sakuro Clutch to One Thimble Issue 13.
Hi! Today I’d like to introduce you to Miriam from Who Says Sew.
I got the elastic for my latest Ultimate Suit from Miriam along with a heap of other haby (zips, freezer paper, lace, needles), from Miriam and now I’m all set for my next few projects!
If you have One Thimble Issue 13 be sure to check out page 143 for some Who Says Sew discount vouchers.