My Favourite Things Blog Tour

Check out the FOUR garments I featured in my stop on the My Favorite (Sewing) Things Blog Tour! Continue reading


Designer Stitch- Eleni Top, Tunic and Dress

If you have been on the fence about the off-the-shoulder look, read on about my own hesitation and my surprising conclusion after trying the look myself! Continue reading

Trudy Turtleneck PDF Pattern from Wardrobe by Me-pattern test & review

  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 … Continue reading

The Willow Kimono from Designer Stitch Patterns

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 … Continue reading

Testing the Lisbon Cardigan from Itch to Stitch

I haven’t been posting much. A big part of that is because I have been testing quite a few patterns. There have been so many lovely designs coming out lately that were too hard to pass up for testing, and the Lisbon Cardigan was one of those.
Kennis Wong from Itch to Stitch is really great IMG_2490to test for. She spends a lot of time getting her patterns perfected before even coming into testing. And she is open to any and all feedback. I don’t hesitate for a minute to recommend her patterns.

There are two things I love to use to make me feel like an outfit is complete; vests and cardigans. I actually had just been wondering the day before the tester call came out if there was a suitable cardigan for doing a sweater set, or twin-set as they are also known as. I was mulling over in my head how I could hack an existing pattern into a sweater as I already have some great tops to go underneath. Then, Kennis came to my rescue!

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