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Sewing Notions – Pattern Envelopes

Leslie Wright

Tags Colette Patterns, Sewing, Sewing Notions

The pattern envelope is the gateway to a successful sewing project. Pattern designers include all the information you need to know to get started which is why it can be a little confusing or overwhelming at first. In this post we're going to break down the anatomy of pattern envelopes and give a little insight on how to interpret them. After reading this you should have complete confidence to head to the fabric store and get all of the supplies you need to get your project off on the right foot. This is an information-heavy post but it will always...

Sewing Notions

Leslie Wright

Tags Sewing Notions

We, at the Makery, love a good pun. It only seems fitting (See what I did there?) that our new blog series should be called Sewing Notions. It's a series that will cover a lot of basic information about sewing as well as some tips, some tricks and, yes, even some actual sewing notions. When we teach classes on sewing it can be hard to cover all of the basics and still get down to the business of sewing. We wanted to put all of this information down in one place where you could access it easily before coming to a class. That's...

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