On April 10/18 Faye told 2 friends & they told 2 friends and sew on & sew on & sew on
FAYE UNRAVELS THE MYSTERIES OF .pdf’s in her well thought out & carefully prepared presentation
Although .pdf’s are all over the internet & we know they can be such useful tools, many of our members were stumped to interpret how to actually make use of them. ♥Faye enlightened us with great info, including a real slide show (how long has it been?) along with examples of how she’s used .pdf’s. Several of the guild have tried to use Portable Document File patterns (previously thought of as “pretty damn fasts”), but had no idea of the specifics that could manipulate them for our best use. Come to think of it, of course a test square is actually there for a reason – & it is so good to know that there is actually a way to control their sizing, rather than throwing hands in air & walking away. And who knew that registration marks serve the very same purpose as notches on our “real patterns”; putting the patterns onto USB’s will take up less space than keeping everything on your computer; & that it’s actually a good & useful idea to make a file name include all the words you can think of to describe it’s contents?! (that last bit was a revelation – & now we don’t have to remember the one arcane & clever phrase we’d used that one time only for naming purposes). Thanks so much, Friend Faye!
Our 2 Friends & Our 2 Friends & Our 2 Friends do SEW & TELL
♥Sheila shows us how to turn a pair of husband pants into a skirt for herself – a little knack she picked up in the Refashion Class with Lorna & Angela
♥Reina snaps her cuffs, showing her cheery By Hand London wool coat. Of course, we also wanted to have a look at that great Heather dress. No question there will be several of these snappy numbers sewn by ASG members in future!
There it is! ♥Nancy’s sew cozy terry Butterick jumpsuit!
♥Angela did a great job calling members to her Refashion Class with Lorna & Angela. Here’s one of her refashions from skirt into dress!
♥Lorna’s New Look “scuba-ish” dress with a flip of the fabric face between top & bottom.
♥Sahira always delights us with garments she creates for her lucky daughter
Our Friend ♥Pat’s Irish dance costumes are the stuff fantasy is made of – stunning stuff for those little performers!
♥Rhea in ASG perennial favourite, Jalie Hélène, as she shows us her granddaughter’s lovingly modified Pretty in Pink Love Notions Little Laundry Day Tee
And our Other Friend ♥Pat in her cozy Burda cocoon, as we witness the beginning of her adventures in sewing All -the-Jeans-Pants & Skirts!
We’ll be telling 2 friends & they’ll tell 2 friends to sew on & Sew Right On Atlantic Sewing Guild Friends!