I recently had the opportunity to test the Molly Tee for Sarah at Pattern Union Patterns. Sarah is located in Australia and is a new to me designer. She has a background in the made-to-measure clothing industry and is teacher of fashion and design, as well. I have not had great success with ready… Continue reading Pattern Union’s New Molly Tee pdf Pattern
The Aveiro Cardigan is Itch to Stitch's 50th pattern release and, boy, does this one ever give you a lot of bang for your buck!
Learn about some of the garments that I made this year that are worth celebrating!
My stop on the Show Your Stoff Blog Tour features the beautiful Greta Tunic.
The Blixen Blazer PDF pattern from Wardrobe by Me. A gorgeous fully lined knit jacket with slanted welt pockets and optional peplum back.
Breaking Ground Blog Tour...Don't miss the exclusive coupon code for Designer Stitch Patterns in today's blog post!
Designer Stitch has released 2 new beautiful patterns with a bit of a twist. They are the same basic bodice but each pattern comes with these magnificent sleeves! One has 3 gorgeous long sleeves and the other has 4 incredible shorter sleeves! Let me introduce you to the Bridget Long Sleeve combo.... ...and… Continue reading Bridget Top from Designer Stitch
We are on week three of the Watcha Wearin' January Blog Tour. I hope you have been enjoying the great posts that all of the bloggers have been sharing and looking at all of the wonderful me-made clothing! I know I am getting lots of ideas 😉 If you haven't enter the for a chance… Continue reading Watcha Wearin’ January-Week 3 – WBM Daisy Top
It has been BRUTALLY cold here...-40 degrees Celsius for days on end! So when Christina from Wardrobe by Me hinted at testing a turtleneck pattern, I was all over it! The Trudy Turtleneck has taken over my sewing room! As you can see, I may have become a bit obsessed and ended up churning out 5 of… Continue reading Trudy Turtleneck PDF Pattern from Wardrobe by Me-pattern test & review
Introducing the Willow Kimono, the newest design to hit the sewing pattern market from Designer Stitch! Designer Stitch is a fabulous PDF pattern company from Austrailia and this is the third pattern I have tested for them since discovering them earlier this year. Ann Grose is the talent behind these patterns. She has over 30… Continue reading The Willow Kimono from Designer Stitch Patterns
I recently had the opportunity to test my first ladies pattern from Wardrobe by Me. (Earlier this year I tested the men's Rebel Raglan and you can check out that post here.) It was also an item that I hadn't made for myself yet, and since we are in the midst of our summer… Continue reading The Frida Flat Front Shorts from Wardrobe by Me Patterns
June 19, 2016 is Father's Day and a perfect opportunity to do some sewing for the Dads (or other important men) in your life. I have been testing up a storm on quite a few pieces for myself, but I also got the chance to get in a quick sew for the man in… Continue reading Sewing for the Dads and Other Men in Your Life 🙂
I recently had the pleasure of working with Jessica from 5 Out of 4 Patterns, testing her newest pattern releases. She designed two great new pieces that work well together as a swimsuit, and they also coordinate well with the other patterns on her site. I was really excited to test drive a swimsuit pattern.… Continue reading 5 Out of 4 Patterns Ultimate Bikini Turned Ultimate Underwear Tutorial