The Sewing Pattern Buddy app has arrived!

I am very proud to announce that the Sewing Pattern Buddy app for Android has finally been released!!!

The Home Screen

The Home Screen

Basically, it allows you to catalogue your entire pattern collection (PDFs & books included) – it’s like having your entire pattern collection at your fingertips, no matter where you are!  You can search, sort and filter your patterns to find the exact pattern you want, and see it’s details, in detail!

Check out the video below for a quick overview – I apologise for the music choice, it seemed like a good idea at the time! 😀

So I just want to explain a little bit about how I came to write the Sewing Pattern Buddy app.

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Pretty boxes!

Broken sewing machineHi!  Well, I haven’t been doing any sewing recently because 10 weeks ago my sewing machine went poof!  There was no smoke, no bang and no sizzling noise, just a little pop! and then . . . nothing 🙁  To cut a long story short, I took it to the very worst place this side of the moon to get it fixed, it is still not fixed, and now I have resorted to contacting the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline to get help on what to do next.  It’s all very upsetting, however some people have been very helpful; a friend lent me her sewing machine and another repairman who I usually use also offered me the use of a machine!  So the whole thing has dampened my enthusiasm and now that the weather has turned a little cooler as well, my dreams for a funky new summer dress have faded *sniff* *sniff* !

Right!  That’s enough of the bad news!  Onto the good 😀

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