UpCraft Club Blog
This week meet Lara of Lara Sanner Sewing Patterns! Lara lives in the beautiful city of Madrid, Spain, and is an architect that became a patternmaker. She has several sewing patterns in her portfolio and recently started to translate them into English. Keep reading to know more!
This week meet Rachel of Rachel Rossi Design! Rachel is freelance textile designer, creator of sewing and quilting patterns, and online interior design. Rachel designs patterns that range from quilts to aprons to home decor. Her patterns are easy to understand and focus on form, function and impact with the end user in mind. Keep reading to know more!
This week meet... Kimberly of Straight Stitch Designs! Kimberly's mom taught her how to sew when she was in high school. Kimberly loved sewing so much that she asked for a sewing machine on her next birthday, when she was 16. This machine has been her sewing companion up until recently. Keep reading to know more!
This week meet Kennis of Itch to Stitch Designs! Kennis started to sew at the age of 13, as part of her school curriculum, on a treadle machine. Kennis designs reflect her own personal style. They are modern and elegant. Some are simple to sew, some require a bit more work because she loves details and high-quality finishes. Keep reading top know more!
This week meet Cheryl of Meadow Mist Designs! Cheryl lives in South Carolina, U.S.A., and works as an engineer and patent agent by day for a private textile and chemical company. When she is not working you can find her crafting, either quilting, cake decorating, cooking or crocheting. Cheryl made her first quilt for her daughter's "big girl" toddler bed and haven't stopped making quilts ever since. Keep reading to know more!
This week, meet Diane of Spencer Ogg! Diane took a fashion degree and worked in clothing production for many years. One day she felt the need to make bags and accessories with her own hands and at her own pace, and ended up creating PDF sewing patterns. Keep reading to know more about this designer and Spencer Ogg patterns!
This week meet the pattern designer behind Designs by Call Ajaire! Ajaire used to be a computer programmer before she became a stay-at-home-mom of a little girl. It was when Ajaire started to draft clothing patterns. No pattern is released until Ajaire feels it's an excellent product. Keep reading to know more!
Meet Gabriela of Chalk and Notch! Gabriela worked several years as a professional pattern designer for other brands until she decided to work on her own patterns and turn them into PDF patterns. One of her goals is to offer designs that are fashionable and unique, and we say she is very good at it! All of Chalk and Notch patterns are best sellers in the PDF patterns community! Keep reading to know more.