Sewn Square One

SUMMER!

I am just going to consider June 1st the beginning of summer. I know I deserve it and the Pacific Northwest seems to be cooperating so my decision is made. I am currently taking pictures of previous school projects and trying to decide on mid-day sunlight vs. “magic hour” light during dawn and dusk. My favorite that I’ve photographed so far was one that did not need ironing, makes it a fav for sure: The Kid’s “Platypus” Hoodie that I made for construction class last year. DSC02799   On to some Sewn Square One summer news…Shows! We will be participating in 2 summer shows, Urban Craft Uprising and Quilt! Knit! Stitch! (a brand new show put on by the people behind the International Quilt Market trade shows). We have participated in 3 International Quilt Market shows in the past (including last year’s Spring show in Portland). The Spring show was great so perhaps that’s why they are trying out another show there this year! Whatever the reason we jumped on it right away. But the first show coming up is Urban Craft Uprising in Seattle. I’m very curious as to how Sewn will fit in because I haven’t seen a sewing pattern company there before. This is a major reason that we have decided that we will be making garment kits for this show. I think that at a craft show it’s good to have something that you can just take home and have all the materials necessary to complete your project. Now for the info!

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I believe that the hours are 11-5 both days (that’s what they have been in the past). Admission is free, but a $1 donation is suggested.

Held at the Oregon Convention Center Hours: Thursday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Admission: $10 adults/$8 seniors & students. Children 10 and under free. $25 Full Show Pass. This show also offers a variety of great classes.   

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Timeless Fabrics

Timeless Fabrics

We have our first account in the UK! Claire from Timeless Fabrics (brick-and-mortar on the south coast of the UK and an online store) contacted us after seeing a picture of a Go Anywhere Dress someone had made on Instagram–crazy! Our patterns arrived at Timeless Fabrics last week and are already listed online. There are so many great indie patterns represented in the store, we are in good company for sure. I can’t wait to check in and see how the patterns are doing! Also love the info and tips on their blog.

PatternReview.com

(I can’t believe I left this post in the draft section of my dashboard when I thought that it had been published weeks ago!)

That said–Sewn Square One was recently featured on PatternReview.com’s blog and has had such a wonderful time becoming a part of the Pattern Review community, we are now a merchant of Pattern Review as well!

This is the article: “Behind the Scenes Interview with Sewn Square One”. Alexis asked great questions–I thoroughly enjoyed the experience!

This is the link of all of the amazing sewers who have made Sewn Square One patterns and taken the time to review them (PS Thank You!): Sewn Square One patterns reviewed

One more link: PatternReview.com did a contest (today is the last day to vote!) called “New to Me Pattern Company” where participants make and review a pattern from a company they have never used before. A member reviewed and submitted her Go-Anywhere Dress and it looks great on her! Link: “New to Me Pattern Company” Contest