OK– Our topic today, might be the best kept secret in the sewing industry… ANGER while sewing, or maybe not! Don’t give me that shocked look! If you’ve been sewing for any length of time, then you know how frustrating it can be at times… When You Can’t Figure out the Instructions Or… When You…

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So… this is a question I get asked a LOT and to be absolutely honest, the answer I’ll give you today is NOT the answer I would’ve given you a decade or two ago and may very well not be the answer I’ll give you next year even! Because the truth is, needles (just like…

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So… Why is it that folks think it’s OK to send rude or hateful emails? Every now and then I receive a mean-spirited, accusatory email from a customer. It’s always upsetting to me because I take my business very seriously and when I receive an email like this it’s really hard to not take it…

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So… It’s that time again! It’s time to show you what our testers created in the process of testing our pattern instructions for the OutBreaker! Many of you know that one of my favorite parts of the pattern development process is the testing round. I just LOVE seeing what our testers are inspired to create,…

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It’s time for your monthly treat for the eyes & here’s the deal…We actually could have called this month’s post an “ALL SLING MONTH”! That’s because ALL of the bags pictured below are either Sling Along‘s or Side Slinger‘s which is incredibly unusual but also kinda weird! Off-hand I don’t think this has ever happened…

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The OutBreaker pattern and webpage is FINALLY ready for release to the public! For more pictures just click HERE.   PLUS— If you type this discount code FB2998 into the coupon code box at checkout, you’ll get $2.99 off the retail price of the OutBreaker pattern! BUT DON’T DELAY!! This coupon will expire at 11:59pm…

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INTRODUCING: Our new notion… A Bag Lock in two distinctive finishes! So… what’s the major complaint I hear from customers concerning backpacks? It’s security issues of course! And like you I’ve been searching for years for a solution to this issue that checks all of the following boxes… ease of use for the customer not…

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So… in our last post we had a little fun letting YOU be the designer and choosing which of our bag samples YOU would choose to grace the pattern cover for our next design for 2020, the OutBreaker. Thanks SO much to everyone who participated! Pattern design can be rather solitary work and I always enjoy hearing…

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So… with yet another pattern almost in the books, it’s time to choose the ONE bag sample that best represents the OutBreaker design for the pattern cover! In order to do this, I like thinking about which of our samples would most appeal to our customers… which one would gather the most attention at shows……

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So here’s the deal… I had every intention of being done making samples for this design after our last post, but when I sat down to write the pdf tutorial helps for the website, I realized that the pictures I had taken for steps 35-37 were TOTALLY inadequate, which meant I had to make another…

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