Month: October 2017

Interview with Jen Kennedy from Ainslee Fox Boutique Patterns

Jen Kennedy is a wonderfully prominent figure in Australian sewing circles. She is the designer for her pattern business, Ainslee Fox Boutique Patterns, and also the creator of the ever popular (and highly recommended) sewing e-zine, One Thimble. Jen was a pharmacist by trade before she became a successful work at home mum. We spoke via email, and I really enjoyed getting to know Jen a little more during this process. I hope you do too. B: What does average day for you look like? J: I’m an early bird so I generally get up about 4am and try...

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20k Giveaway Contributors

To celebrate Australian Sewing Advice and Inspiration reaching 20,000 members, we organised a giveaway made up of some of the most well known and celetrated pattern brands and sewing companies in Australia. These companies are listed below. We cannot thank them enough for their amazing contribution to this celebration.   1 Puddle Lane’s mission is to produce great quality PDF patterns packed with loads of information so you can become a better informed and more experienced seamstress! If you’d like to know when more patterns are being released, have a question or want to connect here’s what you can do: Keep connected: facebook Join the community:  facebook group 1 Puddle Lane website   The dream for Ainslee FOX is to design beautiful dresses for special occasions in little girls lives. The dresses they’ll twirl, dream and feel like they’re the most important person in the world while wearing. I want to make the patterns you’ll use to make the dresses they’ll remember dancing in when they’ve long outgrown them! I love to see your creations and hear your stories, so if you like to chat be sure to come and hang out in the Ainslee Fox Sewing Den. Ainslee Fox website   All the pens, seam rippers, bag holders and more are created with care and attention to detail. Each individual creation is hand turned by Alan on site, making each peace beautiful...

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