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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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Booth Evolution: 2013 Style

So... with the Guardian release finally in our rear-view mirror, I feel like I can finally take my eyes off ...
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On Pattern Reviewing

So… it seems that lately a lot of my subject matter has revolved around criticism in one way or another, ...
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Ask Kat: Which Bag is YOUR Favorite to Carry

(This post is part of a new series we’ve started in an attempt to publicly answer some of the mostly ...
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Braiding- An Easy Bag Embellishment Pictorial

(This post is part of a continuing series focusing on the development of a new handbag pattern from its initial ...
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