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Through the end of March, 2019, we are featuring another three patterns for you to try out at a 25% discount! Lorraine Torrence Designs pattern, Zip Line Coat, is an easy to make, 3/4 length coat pattern in 2 views, designed by Peggy Juve, with panels in the front and back perfect for featuring your favorite technique or specialty fabric, Grainline Gear's Noren Ensemble, designed by Ruth Vincent, which includes two lengths of an Asian-inspired jacket, a blouse and a pant pattern, all in the same pattern. The unifying design element is the split layer in the jacket backs, sleeve cuffs and pants hem, reminiscent of split curtains, called Noren, hanging in Japanese windows and doorways. In Fine Shape, from Lorraine Torrence Designs Quilt Pattern Series, designed by Bonny Brewer, is a clever children's pattern with faced shapes in separate layers forming pockets for children to put their fingers inside or hide matching shape cards or other treasures. The new patterns of the month will continue to enjoy the Pattern of the Month spotlight until the end of March! Just click on the pattern name above to buy it!
My Sewing With Nancy videos, Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous from the two Shows, which aired in January of 2017, are still available in the Wisconsin Public Television website. You will also find a DVD of the two Fashion Sewing: Plain to Fabulous shows on this website for the August reduced price of $10!