Fat Red Bird Woman’s Hoodie Vest

One Thimble fat red bird hoodie vest

Today I’m sharing my Fat Red Bird Woman’s Hoodie vest, and the third pattern I’ve sewn up from the just released One Thimble Issue 11. Recently I shared my Wild Things baby shoes and Rainbow cross stitch pattern also in this issue.

But before we talk about the pattern let’s back up and talk about what IS One Thimble. I had a chance to review the complete issue and let me tell you so much sewing goodness. There is the obvious draw, 12 PDF patterns. I’ve shared two already and I’m going to show you a third today- but there is so much more than that.

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Wild things Baby Slippers

wild things baby shoes one thimble 11

One Thimble Issue 11 has just released! I’m excited to be sharing two patterns included in the quarterly Australian ezine that I was given a chance to preview and sew up. Let’s take a peek at some baby feet!

wild things baby shoes one thimble 11

The Wild Things baby slippers include 7 different animal faces to create fun slip on baby shoes. I choose to make the bunnies. It was freezing the day I sewed these up so the cord and leather called to me from my fabric stash. I lined them in a soft flannel. They’ve been great to slide her on cold spring days.

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Rainbow animals cross stitch

Rainbow title

One Thimble Issue 11 has released! I’m happy to be sharing to patterns that I was given the opportunity to review and sew up. One Thimble is a sewing ezine packed with different types of patterns. One of the two I’m sharing today is a cross stitch.

I have been cross stitching since I was a little kid, I find it relaxing to work on while decompressing from a busy day. This is only the second PDF cross stitch pattern I’ve used so it’s interesting to see the differences and similarities between a kit you would pick up at a big craft store. I love that Indie designers are offering more modern cross stitch patterns.

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How to Sew a Sharp Vneck (video)

How to create a crisp vneck

The perfect vneck can be a long sought after feat. Today I’m sharing my tips with you on how to get a crisp V every time.

I’m using our Harvey Vneck pattern in my example.

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How to Print a PDF Pattern Using Layers in Adobe Acrobat

How to Print a PDF Pattern with layers using Adobe Acrobat

If you sew with PDF patterns you are likely aware of the growing trend to provide patterns that use layers. Today we’re going to give you a step-by-step on how to print a pdf pattern with layers if they are an option with your pattern.

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Bethioua Raglan PDF Pattern Elle Puls

Bethioua Raglan PDF

When the Winter pattern collection went up on IndieSew I was once again sorely tempted. The tours and example sews that roll out are always beautiful, stylish, fit nicely, and well photographed. ALL of the temptation to pattern shop.

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Fur Baby Bonnet

baby bonnet see kate sew pattern

Baby bonnets continue! I have had a small amount of fake fur left over from some trapper hats I made a winter or so back that I couldn’t part with. With spring snow falling I found just the perfect way to use up my left over fuzzy fabric, a new spring hat!

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Testing: The Leona Sweater

leona black

We are happy to announce that we are accepting applications for testing for the Leona Sweater.

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Pixie Hat a See Kate Sew Pattern

Pixie Baby Bonnet Pattern See Kate Sew

I’ve struggled to get a hat that fits nice and snug to baby’s ears. Most hats that provide actual warmth seem to start sizing around 12 months. Not helpful. I’ve been stop gapping with hand mades, we’ve been blessed with relatives that knit. Now that we are swinging into spring I’m looking for lightweight, still warm-ish, hats that block the wind.

Enter the Pixie hat. The new See Kate Sew pattern is a super quick sew.  It also is just small enough to be a great spot to use knit scraps.

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Pippa Dress for the Spring

Pippa Peplum with circle skirt

There are a few patterns that remain staples in the sewing cycle, and the Pippa peplum is one.

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