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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 …
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Sept18 Recap & True Bias Patterns Giveaway!

(The ongoing one-year blogiversary giveaway is still going strong. Here for the prizes? Sign up for the newsletter and check out the prizes near the bottom of this post.) September turned into a bit of a party. I didn’t anticipate pulling back so far from garment making, but I actually …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Sept18 Plans & Inspiration

The birthstone for September is a sapphire. Did you know that though they are typically thought of as blue, they can actually be a range of colors, even red? The red ones are actually called rubies, but they have the same crystalline structure. Neat! (I geeked out on gemstones when …
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Aug18 Recap

I’m all for accountability, which is why I do these monthly recaps. Sometimes I’m pleasantly pleased with what I’ve accomplished and sometimes I’m less ecstatic. Let’s start with what I didn’t get to, based on my August plans: I did NOT: hack an Ogden cami OR use the cool abstract …

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