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What's new? A new pattern coming soon, an obsession with denim tencel and a change from hard paper to tissue patterns

A new pattern coming soon/ denim tencel/ a change to tissue patterns

           Hi all. How embarrassing as again I say it’s been a long while. It may seem like nothing is happening here at Sew House Seven but that is not the case in the least. I have been up to so much - some of it good. Let’s see..... where do I start. Well, after a much needed break in Hawaii last February, I came back home and started working away on some new patterns. I had 3 new patterns that I hoped to get out last spring. I am still trying to get a handle...

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A Renewed Focus, Sewing Tips and Reflections

some tips on perfecting the fit of a V-neck and turning up a curve

A New Year, A New Attitude     Hello! And again I say it’s been a while. Now that 2015 is here and I’m settling into my new (fixer) house, I’m feeling a little renewed and ready to focus. I had so many life interruptions at the end of 2014, I really thought I was headed for a nervous breakdown. I was planning on blogging about it however, I’m glad I didn’t. I have a tendency not to filter well and now that the storm has passed and I’ve listening to friends who have far bigger issues to stress over, it...

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Just checking in and a little about how my patterns are sized.

Getting my pattern business started and figuring out sizing.

     Hello again!  It's been quite a while since my last post.  There just aren't enough hours in the day to do everything I need and want to do.  I've been a little unsure of how and what I really want to say with this blog and I've decided it's going to be a bit of a free form thing.  I may sometimes put sewing tips on here and other days I may talk about whatever comes to mind.  Today I thought I'd talk a little bit about the process I went through starting my company and then about how...

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Day one

Introduction to Sew House Seven pattern company

Hello!       I'm Peggy Mead and I am so over the moon to be starting my new sewing pattern business however, I am a little behind with all of the blogging, face booking, instagramming etc so please stay with me while I get up to speed.  The process of starting this business has been much more work than I anticipated.  I am amazed that it has taken me seven months to get three patterns ready.  I can't wait to get to work on the next batch but I'm still buttoning up some of the website details.  What I'm really looking...

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