30DAYSEPTSEWING

Day #3 – Sewing Debrief

On the third day of my sewing challenge, I decided to act on lessons learned from Day #1. I sat down with patterns, notes and pen to perform a postmortem on the two garments I constructed.

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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