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Listen Up, Pattern Designers – Q# 9

This is the eighth in a series of posts concerning a survey that I conducted among some digital sewing pattern testers a few weeks ago. The initial post is here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/14/a-survey-for-sewists There was another post that prefaced this whole journey here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/11/what-digital-pattern-customers-want/. So after eight questions of me asking the pattern testers my questions, I… Continue reading Listen Up, Pattern Designers – Q# 9

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Digital Pattern Dreams – Q #8

This is the seventh in a series of posts concerning a survey that I conducted among some digital sewing pattern testers a few weeks ago. The initial post is here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/14/a-survey-for-sewists There was another post that prefaced this whole journey here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/11/what-digital-pattern-customers-want/. My next to last questions was simple: "If you could have one wish granted… Continue reading Digital Pattern Dreams – Q #8

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Line Drawings or Photos – Q #6 & 7

This is the sixth in a series of posts concerning a survey that I conducted among some digital sewing pattern testers a few weeks ago. The initial post is here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/14/a-survey-for-sewists There was another post that prefaced this whole journey here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/11/what-digital-pattern-customers-want/. My sixth and seventh questions pertained to the visuals included in digital sewing patterns.… Continue reading Line Drawings or Photos – Q #6 & 7

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Viewing Digital Patterns – Q #5

This is the fifth in a series of posts concerning a survey that I conducted among some digital sewing pattern testers a few weeks ago. The initial post is here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/14/a-survey-for-sewists There was another post that prefaced this whole journey here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/11/what-digital-pattern-customers-want/. My fifth question changed courses and veered away from the printing path.  It… Continue reading Viewing Digital Patterns – Q #5

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DIY or Commercial Printing – Q. #4

This is the fourth in a series of posts concerning a survey that I conducted among some digital sewing pattern testers a few weeks ago. The initial post is here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/14/a-survey-for-sewists There was another post that prefaced this whole journey here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/11/what-digital-pattern-customers-want/. My fourth question continued to explore the printing scenario.  It asked "Do you… Continue reading DIY or Commercial Printing – Q. #4

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Black & White or Color – Q. #3

This is the third in a series of posts concerning a survey that I conducted among some digital sewing pattern testers a few weeks ago. The initial post is here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/14/a-survey-for-sewists There was another post that prefaced this whole journey here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/11/what-digital-pattern-customers-want/. My third question was posed to those sewists that print.  It was simply… Continue reading Black & White or Color – Q. #3

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Print All or Selected – Q. #2

This is the second in a series of posts concerning a survey that I conducted among some digital sewing pattern testers a few weeks ago. The initial post is here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/14/a-survey-for-sewists There was another post that prefaced this whole journey here: https://fruitfrommyhands.com/2016/04/11/what-digital-pattern-customers-want/. My next question, Question #2, was posed to those respondents who printed any… Continue reading Print All or Selected – Q. #2

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What Digital Pattern Customers Want

There are courses and webinars by the dozens out there to assist creative entrepreneurs produce, market and sell digital sewing patterns.  I've listened to and read most of the information they provide on how to build a successful creative business.  One chapter or session is always dedicated to identifying my perfect customer.  The exercise takes… Continue reading What Digital Pattern Customers Want

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When Two Worlds Collide

My day job is in an academic library. I'm a library systems person......a tech geek. I've spent 35 years in this environment. I have the unique ability to take technology and translate it into common words of one or two syllables. I am the "technology translator" in my organization. Please don't refer to me as… Continue reading When Two Worlds Collide