The Latest News… October 2014
October seems to be one of those in between months, no big changes, just hunkering down for what is to come, be it snow, finals, or holidays. And so it is here at Thimbles and Acorns… aside from sealing the windows in the studio to keep out the drafts, we are also taking some more time to work on our Etsy shop as we get ready to offer more products. Tamilee, my wonderfully talented photographer, is working her way through our product line, rephotographing, reorganizing, and making herself and indispensable part of Thimbles and Acorns.
Lydia is now Available from A Girl for All Time Dolls!
So exciting to see this project realized! Go to the store to learn more about her story and see the other outfits that we made to go with her.
Sew Powerful Purse Project Update
Thank you everyone who participated in the Sew Powerful Purse Project. There were over 350 purses donated as of October 11th. Though the deadline for the contest has come and gone, the need for purses has not. Please keep them coming, as these small items can make a big impact in a girls education.
Your Chance to Own a Thimbles and Acorns Cover Outfit…
… while helping women in developing countries learn sewing and marketing skills so they can raise themselves out of poverty! This Sunday, Liberty Jane launched a special
auction featuring two of the cover outfits from my Shortgown pattern. If you’re interested in these items’ get your bids in as the auction ends Sunday October 26th. All proceeds will be going to support the ministry of Sew Powerful. More auctions will be coming up, so keep watching the newsletter for announcements!
On the Drawing Board
We have three more Thimbles and Acorns patterns in the works… these are the last outfits in this 18th century series before we turn our attention back to the Victorian Era. I already have the first dress for that in mind… and we will be using it to celebrate our 3rd Anniversary in January! Remember how we have celebrated our Anniversary in the past? Well, we are working with Pixie Faire to bring you another one day pattern giveaway with a brand new Laura Ingalls inspired dress. Keep watching, so you don’t miss out!
Keepers Dolly Duds Designs
What could be more exciting for Keepers Dolly Duds Designs than being asked to publish a pattern with Simplicity? How about having that pattern featured on the back cover of Simplicity’s Holiday Catalogue. Way to go Eve! Her latest Simplicity design is now available in stores.
We just added two brand new exclusive items to our shop… cameo buttons in blue and coral! . Click Here to see the listing.
New Kit for Keepers Dolly Duds Regency Pinafore Dress and Fichu pattern available.
Time to Celebrate Reaching 600 Likes on Facebook!
First, I have been trying my hand at a little millinery this month, so I will be giving away a special hat to celebrate. I will draw a winner from everyone who leaves a comment below by October 30th and will announce the winner on Facebook on October 31st!
Also, we are offering a 600 Cents for 600 Likes! Special Facebook Offer in our Etsy Shop from now until October 30th. The special package includes a sampling of each of our exclusive items: one wide brimmed straw hat, one Coral Cameo, and one Blue Cameo… all for 600 cents! Click Here to check out the listing.