What do I love about TNT (Tried n True) Patterns?
• They fit me
• I know I'll be comfortable all day
• It's a safe option
• I don't need to read sewing instructions
• All the practice means it's a quick sew
• I can spend the sewing time I've saved by experimenting with the pattern
Why is it Dangerous for me to make too many TNT Patterns?
- If I make one too many of the same TNT pattern, I run the risk of hating every garment I've made with this pattern. That is dangerous ground for me. There is a thin line between love & hate and I certainly don't want to step over THAT line!
- I find it easy to make cutting & sewing mistakes ... being relaxed while sewing is dangerous
- I don't get that same rush of elation when I wear a garment for the very first time ... It's like someone let me win a race 😑
- I'm not using the patterns on my wish list that I want to sew
- I actually love to test different clothing styles and enjoy the feeling of wearing something different
- I want to discover more TNT Patterns
My TNT story of warning.
I used to wear striped T-shirts.
I used to wear them a lot.
I love a black and white striped T-shirt, it's fresh, french and frisky!
My mother-in-law used to wear a lot of black and white striped T's too!
My love affair with black and white T's crashed n burned when my children told me I looked like nanna!
It's no secret I love my Drop Dress Pattern. It's a fast sew. No doubt about that!
I feel great in all the versions at the moment ... BUT
I think I have reached my limit!
I am teetering on the edge right now of wanting to make another one
but I'm not going to!
I love the drop dress and I want to stay sweet with them ... all 8 (maybe 9, or 10?)!
Do you have a "Saturation Point" where you have to stop making your TNT?
When have you made "one too many" of your TNTs? Did you survive the experience?
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