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Date: 12/12/11 11:16 PM

Oh My Gosh. I just heard that Kwik sew is merging with McCall's! one of the list I am on said that Kwik Sew patterns were being held up because "Kwik Sew is merging with McCall's." Life as I know it has ended.

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Subject: Kwik sew merging with McCalls Date: 12/12/11 11:57 PM

Yes it is true. I had a chat with Kwik Sew and it seems only the fulfillment has shifted to McCall's. The design department will still be at Kwik Sew. Lets keep our fingers crossed though.

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Date: 12/13/11 0:07 AM

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it seems only the fulfillment has shifted to McCall's. The design department will still be at Kwik Sew.

Oh thank goodness! I almost fell off my chair when I read they were merging. I would be bitterly disappointed if they did. Kwik Sew is different and unique. I wouldn't want them to become like all the other companies. Thanks for clarifying Deepika.

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Subject: Kwik sew merging with McCalls Date: 12/13/11 0:44 AM

She even assured me that the heavy weight paper will remain for their patterns. It won't be the brown see through paper which the big 4 use. She said that the paper quality may change slightly.

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Date: 12/13/11 0:44 AM

Interesting...
Time will tell.

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Date: 12/13/11 0:45 AM

Maybe Kwik Sew can teach McCall's a thing or two about writing pattern instructions for knits.

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Date: 12/13/11 0:48 AM

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She even assured me that the heavy weight paper will remain for their patterns.

This is good to know as I really like the Kwik Sew paper. It has got thinner over the years but I actually prefer it now. Fingers crossed there aren't too many changes.

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Date: 12/13/11 4:20 AM

I'm another that would be sad to lose Kwik Sew to the big 4! I haven't used that many Kwik Sew patterns through the years, but have always liked the simplicity - yet good design of their patterns. The first ones I used were the lingerie patterns from way back in the 60's and 70's. At that time, lingerie sewing was a big thing - and this was before sergers really made it on the scene in a big way. Kristin Martenson really made the company unique at its time and it still is. I really would hate to see them lose that quality! I have all her books on sewing and found so many unique techniques.

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Date: 12/13/11 8:12 AM

Drats! Why why why can't a good thing be left alone. I knew there was a reason I have a pattern stash.

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Subject: Kwik sew merging with McCalls Date: 12/13/11 8:13 AM

Maybe this means the patterns will become more locally available? I can only get them online.

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