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I’m a sewist from way back when – like before we used the word "sewist".

I love vintage children’s patterns. However, they can be down right difficult to use with all their itty, bitty pieces and their mind blowing directions. If you’ve ever worked with one, you know just what I mean.

So, with an adorable little redhead named Ruby Jean in mind, I started working on my own line of children’s patterns -- patterns with the vintage-y feel I longed for while using modern (and, oh so much easier) sewing techniques.

Like so many of my projects go, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Had I, I might have cut the sewing machine cord before I even started. If I was impressed (and I most certainly was) with PDF pattern shops here on Etsy before, now…

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  • Joined January 29, 2012

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About

Hi,
I’m a sewist from way back when – like before we used the word "sewist".

I love vintage children’s patterns. However, they can be down right difficult to use with all their itty, bitty pieces and their mind blowing directions. If you’ve ever worked with one, you know just what I mean.

So, with an adorable little redhead named Ruby Jean in mind, I started working on my own line of children’s patterns -- patterns with the vintage-y feel I longed for while using modern (and, oh so much easier) sewing techniques.

Like so many of my projects go, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Had I, I might have cut the sewing machine cord before I even started. If I was impressed (and I most certainly was) with PDF pattern shops here on Etsy before, now I am in total awe.

This project has been so much fun. My first design was the “Annie” Play Date Dress. That’s all it took. I was hooked and immediately started on my next. I can't believe I get to spend my days creating sweet little girls things and still get to call it “work”.

I’m bloggin’ a little, too, so check out my blog for the scoop on what’s new for Ruby Jean along with some fun sewing tips and tricks! http://rubyjeanscloset.blogspot.com

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