PATTERN PARCEL #6


I was supposed to be on the Pattern Parcel #6 tour. I really wanted to be. I think it’s a great parcel – especially if you like knits.

Several things popped up unexpectedly in my life. Manic work schedules exploding (my busiest time of the year with additional tasks being added), husband away fishing, youngest daughter in hospital (thought that was going to be in January – fret not – she is fine) and the list goes on and one and on. Like for anyone else, sometimes ‘life happens’.

This might also explain why I might not have responded to some emails & blogs comments. Sorry, I will. Soon.

So I decided to put my money where my mouth is. I actually bought Pattern Parcel – yes I had the patterns but I like to be a contributor not just an enabler/encourager. I spend plenty of money on sewing, far beyond what I receive. It’s my hobby and indulgence – and I also like to support the industry. Not just indies, but the Big 4, fabric shops and so on. It’s all part of a bigger picture. If I unexpectedly couldn’t support it as a feature blogger, I’m more than happy to buy the patterns. If you saw my pattern ‘library’ you would be greatly amused – it is HUGE!
Pattern Parcel No.6So there is just hours left – Pattern Parcel is out there and waiting for you if you are fond of knits, skirts, dresses, tunics, pants or cardigans, this one might be just for you.

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7 thoughts on “PATTERN PARCEL #6

    • I was just unexpectedly over-stretched. While i could have stayed up very late sewing & rushed something through, it’s not how I sew. I like to put thought into all my projects – would have felt dishonest just to create something for the sake of it. I’ve never done that.

  1. Hi, Lizzy –

    You always seem to be coming up with things I was unaware of. BTW – Thanks for telling me about Handmade by Carolyn. I love her site. Now it’s he Pattern Parcel. I’d like to know more about it and how patterns are selected for inclusion. Please send me an e-mail through http://www.sewinginsight.com with details when you get a chance. Many thanks.

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