Tag: indie patterns

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Almost Successful Ruffled Ogden Cami

Ogden cami hacks were all the rage this summer. My favorite #ogdencamihack is the one I mentioned in my first post about them: the shelf bra! But I was inspired by a ruffled tank I saw out in the wild to try to do that to the Ogden cami, too. …
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2019 Best Summer Dress Patterns for Woven Fabric

The best summer dresses are light and airy. That means that the best summer dress patterns for wovens are made with lightweight and airy fabrics. The summer heat is definitely upon us. Despite living in Southern California and growing up in the infamous San Fernando Valley, I hate heat. This …
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Style Arc Como Cardigan Sew Along Part 2

In last week’s installment of the Como Cardigan Sew Along, I reviewed fabric options and what you would need to make this pattern. This week, let’s get to sewing! Quick Sew Along Recap Seam allowance is 3/8″ or 1 cm and is already included in the pattern. The pattern has …
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Style Arc Como Cardigan Sew Along Part 1

If you’ve never made the Style Arc Como then welcome to the Como Cardigan Sew Along! In Part 1, I’ll go over the pattern and discuss appropriate fabric options, tools needed, and how to cut the pattern. In Part 2, I’ll show you how I sewed mine together. Here’s the pattern description: …
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Project #SewMyStyle2019 March Blogger Team & Patterns

We’re all caught up with the first two months of Project #SewMyStyle2019, so let’s talk about March! We’re featuring two cardigans this month, and our blogger team is going gangbusters on them. I’m thrilled to be part of that team, and joined by these amazing bloggers: Jess Zimmerman, Sierra Burrell, and Mac …
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Inspired to Try Project #SewMyStyle2019?

We are two full months into Project #SewMyStyle2019 and it’s been so much fun! As we wrap up February, here’s a little recap of what’s happened thus far, and what we have coming up. Wait, what is Project #SewMyStyle2019? Project #SewMyStyle2019 is a Facebook and Instagram sewing challenge. Each month …
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Deer and Doe Givre Dress Pattern Review

The Deer and Doe Givre dress (and t-shirt) was one of the two Project Sew My Style (#sewmystyle2019) options for February. As a co-host for the project this month, I’m revealing my make a little early with my Givre Dress pattern review. This was my first time using a Deer …
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Sewing Fail: Helen’s Closet Elliot Sweater Pattern Review

The Elliot Sweater from Helen’s Closet is a great basic pattern. It’s a boxy raglan sleeve top with either a regular neckband or cowl/turtleneck option. It has such great potential. It just wasn’t great ON me. But don’t worry. I won’t let that color my review of the pattern. Plus …
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Pattern Emporium True Romance Top Pattern Review

The True Romance blouse is my first one from Pattern Emporium, but it was absolutely love at first sight when I found out about it! First, there’s the name. I grew up in the 90s when Christian Slater was the guy all girls swooned over. His movie True Romance was …
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Itch to Stitch Uvita Top Pattern Review – Free Pattern

The Itch to Stitch Uvita Top comes from one of my favorite indie pattern companies. Aside from a having very thorough instructions, Itch to Stitch also has a few freebies that are not just hastily thrown together patterns (though they are very beginner-friendly). Case in point the Lindy Skirt. And also this Uvita …