december is archer appreciation month

archerappreciation

Earlier this month Erin had a fabulous idea sparked from some twitter chatter regarding the Grainline Studio Archer pattern. After some collaboration between Erin, Jen, and myself, we’ve dubbed December to be Archer Appreciation Month!

Jen has a reputation for designing and drafting exceptional patterns, and no one does it better than Grainline when it comes to menswear style with a feminine twist. I’ve been wanting to sew the Archer for months and I’ve finally bumped it to the top of my queue for this special event.

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Here’s how it works: Anytime during the month of December you can sew and share your version of the Archer pattern. Use any of these graphics in your posts, as well as the social media hashtag, to help spread the word. Upload your photos to the Grainline Flickr Group using the tag #archerappreciation. Jen will be featuring all the Archers sewn for Archer Appreciation Month on her blog in early January to showcase your work!

Jen has a whole series of sew-along posts for Archer already on her blog so you’ll have plenty of help if this is your first time working through the pattern.

If you’ve made an Archer already, but have yet to blog about it, Archer Appreciation Month is the perfect time to do so!

If you don’t yet have the pattern, Jen is having a 20% off pattern sale from now through Monday night.

I hope you’ll sew with us and show your support for one of the best names in independent sewing!

xo
Rochelle

p.s. Congrats to the Generation Q Magazine winners: Doris and Pat! I will be emailing you shortly. Thanks to everyone who entered!

p.p.s. It’s not too late to enter to win a $26 store credit to Vintage4me2!

 

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27 Responses to december is archer appreciation month

  1. Helene Goldberg December 8, 2013 at 2:53 pm #

    OK I’m in! I’ve been wanting to make a 2nd Archer, the first was a great practice run, with only a couple of teensy errors (buttonhole on the wrong side of the left cuff!)

  2. Miss Crayola Creepy December 4, 2013 at 4:31 pm #

    Whoo hoo!!!! xo

  3. redknitter December 4, 2013 at 9:06 am #

    What a coincidence! I cut out an Archer last week and wanted to sew it up right away–this will be a little bit of extra motivation!

  4. Kelly November 30, 2013 at 10:28 pm #

    Yay! I have made one Archer previously and the pattern is awesome. I have fabric for 5 more, yikes…hoping to tick off a couple of those in honor of Archer Appreciation Month :) I love all of Jen’s patterns- you’re right, nobody does it better!

  5. Elena Knits November 29, 2013 at 6:51 am #

    You’ve been reading my mind! I bought this pattern yesterday :D

  6. Tilly November 29, 2013 at 2:35 am #

    What a lovely idea!

  7. Kirsty November 28, 2013 at 3:51 am #

    I’m in! I’ve had the pattern for an age but just haven’t go around to it.

  8. the Garment Farmer November 27, 2013 at 10:40 pm #

    yay! I was just thinking this week that I need to get Archer and make a flannel shirt :D Texas got cold suddenly!!

  9. Reana Louise November 27, 2013 at 5:52 pm #

    Done and done! Consider me already Archered. (Seriously. I’m wearing it right now).

  10. Nikki H. November 27, 2013 at 3:34 pm #

    I JUST bought the Archer this morning when I heard about the sale, and I didn’t even know about Archer appreciation month at the time! I have some fabric that I think it would be really good in, I can’t wait to get started!

  11. Aleksandra @ Liveaboard Takes the Suburbs November 27, 2013 at 1:17 pm #

    Good timing! I just bought fabric for the Archer recently and I haven’t made it up yet. :D

  12. Anna November 27, 2013 at 12:43 pm #

    I bought my Archer pattern this morning when I saw the sale announcement – This is a good motivation to get started with it!

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