First Sewing Pattern Coming Soon!

February 12, 2015

This quilt block stack includes every single letter, number, and punctuation in the upcoming HST Alphabet sewing pattern.  I’m so excited to almost have this ready for you!

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Sew and Share - a Printable Guide

November 03, 2014

My “phone” has become a favorite sewing tool.

I love to use my phone to post pictures of my sewing process on social media. It’s such a fun and easy way to share the creative things I love while being helpful at the same time. It’s also great to see what others are making. I learn so much and am so inspired by the creative people I follow, particularly on Instagram.

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Call for Pattern Testers

November 03, 2014

Call for Pattern Testers | Angela Bowman Design

I want to develop products that I want to use. That’s one of my guiding principles as a creative business owner.

Throughout my life I’ve made a lot of things from sewing patterns, so I’m in-tune with how the pattern itself makes the process enjoyable for me. Here’s a little checklist that makes a good pattern in my eyes:

  • The sewing project is something I’d love to have, or I know that someone would love it if I made it for them.
  • The pattern is visual, easy-to-understand, and it calls for widely-available materials.

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    First Pattern in the Works

    October 31, 2014

    Develop products that I want to use. That’s one of my guiding principles as a creative business owner.

    So…. Since I love sewing, I’m drawn to geometric design, and I love personalizing stuff, my first product is a sewing pattern for making letters with half-square triangles. This is so fun for me! I’ve designed an alphabet, complete with numbers and punctuation. I’m working on the actual PDF pattern layout right now.

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    How to Sew Half-Square Triangles (HST) - 8 at a Time

    October 30, 2014 1 Comment

    I’m going to show you how to sew half-square triangles (HST), 8 at a time.  This is great when you want a large number of identical HSTs.

    Watch the video and follow along with the photo tutorial below.

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    How to Sew Half-Square Triangles (HST) - 2 at a Time

    October 29, 2014 1 Comment

    I’m going to show you how to sew half-square triangles (HST), 2 at a time. This is great when you want a variety of HSTs with different fabrics.

    Watch the video and follow along with the photo tutorial below.

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