Year: 2018

Lifestyle Issues

How Beer & Medieval Misogyny Created Witches

Anyone who knows me in real life knows I love beer. I was drinking it when I met my husband. He proposed in a brewery. We got married in a different brewery. And then spent our honeymoon in Europe drinking our way through all the Trappist breweries. What I didn’t …
Sewing etc

Accepting Yourself Naked

“Accepting yourself naked” is probably going to become an ongoing theme on this blog. Not here for nakedness but for giveaways instead? Check it out down below. (The giveaway has ended.) Do you like to see yourself naked? If you do, then all the props to you! I want to be …
Pattern Reviews

Itch to Stitch Dana Point Top Pattern Hack & Giveaway!

Here for the giveaway? Check out the details below and don’t forget to sign up for the newsletter for a chance to win! *Housekeeping: some links on this page are affiliate links, meaning that I get a tiny commission from purchases you make using them, but it doesn’t cost you …
Sewing etc

How NOT to Become a Pattern Tester & a Giveaway!

Here for the giveaway? Check out the details below and don’t forget to sign up for the newsletter for a chance to win! The very first pattern test I participated in was for The Wearable Studio. Is it a coincidence that they are today’s giveaway sponsor? Nope! I learned a …
Sewing etc

1-Year Blogiversary & Giveaway!

Yesterday I “rebirthed” Petite Font as a more inclusive maker blog. Today, we start having fun! It’s the One Year Blogiversary!! And that requires a party! To celebrate the maker AND the one year anniversary of this little blog, a few professional makers you may have heard of have generously …
Maker Lifestyle

The Rebirth of Petite Font

Welcome to Petite Font! It’s been a minute, but Petite Font is back and ready to set the world on fire! My site went dormant for a few weeks while I was setting up the party for our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY (!!!). How do you like the new look? It’s …
Pattern Reviews

Fitting the Shorts, Part 2 – True Bias Lander Shorts

(Let’s talk about crotches, baby!) I feel like I should title this FITTING! THE! SHORTS!!! This has been the ultimate journey, and yet I know full well we are just at the beginning of fitting actual pants. But for the moment, I really want to revel in the feeling of …
Pattern Reviews

Sew Long Summer with a Pair of Wardrobe By Me Cargo Shorts

Hello and welcome to Petite Font! I’m Paulette. If you’re new here or came by through another blogger’s Sew Long Summer post, welcome! I talk sewing, and sometimes, beer and lifting, too. If you’ve always been here, then you know you’re in for a good time! So…what is Sew Long …
Pattern Reviews

The Brown “Silk” Bowling Shirt – McCall’s 7206

My third iteration of McCall’s 7206 men’s bowling shirt was once again for my dad. His first one in lavender linen was the nicest thing I’d ever made, but he really wanted a brown one, too. We sourced some “silk” (more on that in a second) at a vendor in …