* note to self

Posted on September 15th, 2006 by maitreya. Filed under Sewing/Fabric Crafts.


If I had a chalk board in my craft room, I would make myself write

Japanese patterns don’t include seam allowances.

100 times and then maybe, just maybe, I would finally remember it.



8 Responses to “note to self”

  1. Tania Ho Says:

    That’s so funny:) I guess I have to thank whoever decided not to put seam allowances on european patterns, because now I automatically do it anyway, or otherwise I’m sure I’d have to write that down not 100 but 500 times …

  2. Tracy Says:

    not always. as I know, there is patterns with allowerance in a book for stuffed animals:
    http://huangfamily.com/craftingjapanese/archives/2006/09/isbn4777800113.html

  3. lisa s Says:

    heh heh…. can i borrow that virtual chalkboard?

  4. Melissa Says:

    Thanks for that – I’ll have to remember that when I start (hopefully) to use Japanese patterns.

  5. moki Says:

    oh gosh! Maybe you can get it tattooed?? :)

  6. Bronwen Says:

    Some of my books show it and others don’t….so I” always be wrong no doubt.

  7. michal Says:

    he he… i know the feeling! i just resorted to putting post it notes with this message all over my sewing books. can’t trust them old grey cells of mine…

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