Gloves & Gauntlets Pattern is BACK!

August 18, 2020

I’m so pleased that my Gloves & Gauntlet pattern is now available as a $5 digital download on the Etsy website. This pattern has been out of print for several years due to changes in our equipment.  Our industrial laser printed died during that final run, and we decided to downsize.  We realized that we […]

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Assiut Mask Project: Part 4 – Orders & Shipping

August 4, 2020

Hello gang! At the time of this writing, this project is in full swing. I’m using scraps and left-over bits and pieces of assiut, I will run out of fabric very soon! This project is really using scraps, so most of the pieces are smaller than the mask pattern I developed back in April.  Click […]

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Assiut Mask Project: Part 3 – Order of Construction

July 20, 2020

Are you the kind of person who reads directions for a pattern first?   Perhaps you like to dive in and figure it out, only referring to the directions in times of need?   Or are you like me, rarely using commercial patterns so you have to figure out how to sew things together on your own? […]

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Assiut Mask Project: Part 2 – Materials Prep

July 10, 2020

After I made an estimate of how much assiut I have available, I calculated how many masks I could make with my in-house supply of scraps, parts, and leftover pieces.  I estimated I could make about 50 masks, so I took orders up to that point, and then started a “wish list” just in case […]

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Assiut Mask Project: Part 1 – Project Planning

July 1, 2020

Back in April, I started making cotton masks for my friends and friends here in the Bay Area. At that time, we had no idea how long we would need to wear these trendy fashion accessories.  I wrote a blog post about it and included a link to a pattern and some basic directions. Click […]

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