Pattern Hack: Fern Top with Puffy Sleeves
Today I’m sharing a new Fern Top hack that might just be my all time fave, inspired by one of my fave sewists to follow on Instagram, Andrea Jones!
Pattern Hack: How to make a V-neck Byrdie using the Hana Tank pattern
While searching for inspiration for the Byrdie Button-up Blouse pattern, I came across several V-neck, button-up blouses that were so simple and elegant! I knew this would be a spring wardrobe staple and decided to make one for myself in a floaty rayon.
Byrdie Pattern Hack: Pussybow Blouse
When I’m designing sewing patterns, I’m thinking of all the different ways that a pattern can be sewn by you! I love pattern hacks and I especially love when a pattern can be made over and over again with easy adjustments for new styles.
Adding In-Seam Pockets to a Dress Pattern
During testing for the Byrdie Button-up, several testers gently prodded me to add pockets to the pattern. While I thought it was a great idea (!) I wanted to keep the instructions as streamlined as possible. So I opted to leave them out with the promise to do a tutorial on adding them. And I finally did it! Honestly, it’s one of the easiest pattern hacks EVER!
2019 Year End Reflection
If I had to choose one word to sum up 2019, it would be…I can’t pick just one!
This year has been, honestly, pretty great.
Corduroy Pinafore for Fall: A Hana Dress Pattern Hack!
During testing for the Hana Tank + Dress Pattern, one of the testers suggested that the dress version of the pattern would make a great pinafore over a shirt and tights for fall. Since then, it has been on my mind to make it!
How to Make an All-In-One Facing for the Hana Tank + Dress
Cass, one of the Hana testers and the sewist behind @craftyprofessor on Instagram, has created a tutorial for drafting and sewing an all-in-one facing for Hana.
Fern Top Expansion Pack + Alternative Neckline Finishes
As I was designing the Fern Top, I saw so many possibilities for customizing this blouse with a few really simple hacks. Today I am sharing a few of those hacks AND introducing an expansion pack for additional neckline options!