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full bust adjustment no darts
20 03 2017

Today will be the first post in a 2 part series on doing full bust adjustments on patterns without any darts.  For the first post, we will be covering a...

Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong
17 03 2017

Welcome back to the sewalong! In case you missed it, we have already gone over choosing a size and assembling your PDF pattern. Today, we will be talking about grading between...

Best Indie Shirtdress Patterns
16 03 2017

In light of the new #sewtogetherforsummer shirtdress challenge, I thought I would put together a little ‘Indie, Darling’ roundup post to provide some options to choose from! Personally, I am...

Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong
15 03 2017

I am a big fan of PDF patterns.  Not just because I offer them, but because I prefer them as a home sewist myself.  I almost always go for the...

Wednesday Weekly
14 03 2017

Hi Makers! There are so many awesome Spring/Summer patterns coming our way these days, I am like a kid in a candy shop! I am currently working on the Victory...

Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong
14 03 2017

Welcome to the second post in the Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong! I am really excited to get started. If you haven't yet, you can grab your copy of the Blackwood Cardigan...

Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong
13 03 2017

I hope you all are as excited as I am to dive into this sewalong!  Whether you are new to sewing with knits or you just like the motivation that...

Wednesday Weekly
09 03 2017

Hi, Makers! Apologies for the late Wednesday Weekly, I was away on a little work retreat for the last few days so I am playing catch up on blog-related things....

Tessuti Leni Top
06 03 2017

I'm taking a break from the Blackwood Cardigan posts today! As much as I love making patterns and supporting fellow sewists as they tackle my designs, I also LOVE making...

Blackwood Cardigan Inspiration
03 03 2017

I’ll be the first to admit that my motivation for designing the Blackwood Cardigan was purely selfish. I really wanted a layering cardigan with extra long arms and a nice,...

Blackwood Cardigan
02 03 2017

Fabric can make all the difference in the final garment, so it is important to choose the right fabric for your desired results! I hope you are all excited to...

01 03 2017

Helloooooo, Makers! What a crazy week it has been! I released my second garment pattern this week, the Blackwood Cardigan, which makes today a very exciting day because I get...

Blackwood Cardigan Tester Roundup
28 02 2017

I was so fortunate to have a fantastic group of ladies test my latest pattern, the Blackwood Cardigan. Their versions turned out beautifully and their feedback was invaluable to the...

Blackwood Cardigan PDF Sewing Pattern
27 02 2017

I am positively giddy with excitement today! I have been working on my second garment pattern for months and it is finally ready for the sewing world. Introducing *drumroll please*...

Helens Closet PDF Sewing Pattern
25 02 2017

Hi there, makers! I am excited to give you all a little sneak peak of my next pattern today! It will be released this coming Monday and I could not...