Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Instant Download for Etsy Shop PDFs !

I am so happy to have added instant download service for PDF patterns to the Tie Dye Diva etsy shop! Now while I sleep (or tote the kids to soccer practice, attend a school Board meeting, or have a party and dance with that lampshade on my head), patterns will be zipping on out to customers with no waiting! And don't we all love instant gratification? I know the feeling when you can't wait to get started sewing and now you don't have to (and, can it get better? Enjoy new lower prices too - go take a look)!

TDD pattern fans, this means you'll receive your etsy PDF pattern purchases within 2 to 5 minutes of purchase (except if you pay via Paypal "eCheck", then the pattern will dispatch when the payment clears). Your download link will be sent to your registered etsy email address. I have set my download options so that your links will be valid for 14 days or 3 downloads each, which ever comes first. So please be sure to download within the 14 day limit and be ready to save the files to your hard drive before you click the links. It's a good idea to back them up to a CD or other separate source as well in case you have a computer failure. (I know some customers use a security-enabled Dropbox for saving their patterns so they can download them again whenever they want).

I'm really excited about this huge time saver and I know other sellers of PDF patterns/digital files and customers everywhere will be too. Nighty Night!

TDD Ruffled Diaper Cover Pattern. Image by Butterfly Chaser Photography.

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Big news for Tie Dye Diva on Etsy

I'm so excited to announce some changes in the Tie Dye Diva etsy shop! Most patterns have been reduced to $6.95 or under, every day! "Choose your own" bundles have been discontinued, but I will be adding a few pre-made bundles of some of the most popular patterns.

What's even better - INSTANT DOWNLOAD, yes, on etsy! Finally, someone has created an app that allows etsy sellers to offer instant download for digital files. I'm following this post with a little review of Crafthub.Me, the developers of the app, but for now suffice it to say I couldn't be happier. Customers are reporting receiving their files within 2 to 5 minutes of purchase and I am able to spend less time in front of the computer and more in front of the sewing machine!

Speaking of ... just a peek of a simple pattern coming next week! All together now, "Awwww...."
Image by EMA photography all rights reserved
Thanks for sharing in the excitement with me, and I'm always open for your feedback!

Monday, August 6, 2012

It's time again to aim my Diva spotlight at just a few of the fabulous designers who sew from Tie Dye Diva patterns!

Faith and Glitter on etsy has some of the most darling things for back to school! She is offering these adorable ruffle fabric leggings made with the Tie Dye Diva How to Sew With Ruffle Fabric tutorial in a range of colors and her shop is full of dresses and tops to pair with them. Pantone says, purple and blue are in for Fall! 

Any birthday girl would love to wear this set by Kristen's Coverlets all year long! She's done the Sunny Day Sun Hat Pattern and Big Bow Baby Dress Pattern up in the sweetest birthday fabric ever. Every birthday girl should have a big, pink sash and ruffly hat, right?!


I have long been a fan of Fluffy Girl Boutique, who is a genius meets artist when it comes to combining fabrics! This is her gorgeous take on the RufflePop Skirt pattern. And, it's got a bird on it, I still can't get enough of birds!

 
Pint Sized Possessions used the RufflePop Skirt pattern as a jumping-off point for her own spin on the design and it looks great! Does this make it a PleatedPop Skirt?


I am so fortunate to have Kaylees Kloset on my Tie Dye Diva testing team! She helped me test out the 4-Way Baby Dress Pattern and treated me to early pictures such as this! She'll custom make you this set for sale and you can find it on the Kaylee's Kloset Facebook fan page


Not familiar with the 4-Way Baby Dress pattern? It's brand new today, it's ruffled, it's layered, it's versatile and it has a darn cute model too. Take a look at it here.

And there are so many more talented designers I am looking forward to featuring in future Designer Spotlights. Thanks from the bottom of my heart to everyone who sews with my patterns, I'm so grateful and love seeing what you've made. Come on over to the Tie Dye Diva Facebook Fan Page if you sell designs sewn from Tie Dye Diva Patterns (and give credit to my patterns in your listing/tag my page from your photo) and would like to be included in a future Designer Spotlight!