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Showrooming: Does it Affect the Paper vs PDF Debate?

So... Several month ago I wrote a lengthy piece in answer to a question we field on a regular basis ...
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PPC9- One for the “Road”

So... I'm sure I've mentioned how excited we are to be traveling to southern California this month (actually NEXT week!) ...
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Why Does it Take SO Long to Publish a New Pattern?

So…here’s the way it usually goes… I’ve been working on a new bag design for few weeks. I’ve tweeked the ...
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So You Wanna Be a Tester?

So… in a recent post we showed you the bags that our testers created in the process of “test-driving” our ...
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Ask Kat: About Pattern Layout Instructions

So… sometimes folks question us as to why we do not include any layout directions in our pattern package. There ...
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Ask Kat: Do You Ever have a Sample Sale

So… As you might imagine, we get inquiries about selling our handbag samples on a regular basis. So I thought ...
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Add a Cross-Body Strap?… It’s EASY!

So… we recently started a new edition of Purse Pattern Chronicles, and if you’re not familiar with that series, we like ...
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Ask Kat: About Patterns by pdf Download

So… here’s a question we’re fielding more & more lately, particularly from our international customers. Oh, we’ve been hearing this request for ...
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2013: What Worked & What Didn’t

So... as another year draws to a close, it’s customary for us to do a long, hard assessment of what ...
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Working with a Really LARGE Print

So… in a recent post I showed you how our new design, the Cosmo Convertible looks all dressed up in PVC-coated cotton print by Marimekko ...
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