During this round of testing the Miss Fern skirt, we really learned a lot about how much the fabric dictates the fit of this waistband. I'm going to point out the big areas of consideration and I have some general tips including a gathering video down below. Let's get into this.
Category: Tester review
A Woven Dress Called Haze
This newest pattern is another woven dress for the store. Woven dresses have never been the “Sofiona thing”, but every once in awhile we get in the mood for a dress. This one was inspired by linen...
Miss Aspen for the Junior Misses
When I got a message from one mom in particular who thanked me for a pattern that brought a smile to her teen’s face, I wanted to make this happen for more of these girls.
It’s Time for a Romper!!
The Aspen Add on is a romper or pantsuit pdf pattern that is compatible with the Tide and Dandelion bodices in the Sofiona Designs store. This is more about what the testers found during testing.
With the 3 possible locations for the flounces (or not), this is where you can make some choices that suit your style. I, personally, love the way I can make matching dresses without fully matching by choosing only certain flounces or using trim instead.
Sandy Ruffle Dress Test
Since Christmas the testing world seemed to have exploded a bit!! Or a lot. It's like all the designers were just waiting for the holidays to be done. 🙂 Well, I have a hard time saying no and decided to tuck a few into my busy days. This test is, surprise, surprise, another Simple Life… Continue reading Sandy Ruffle Dress Test
The Aria Dress
This week Simple Life has released 3 knit patterns for us to enjoy. I'm here to share my version of the Aria Bow Back top and dress. My plans since Christmas were to focus on my own sewing, but then I saw this test show up and well, plans change. I'm specifically building up my… Continue reading The Aria Dress
A Baby and A Dolly
This week Simple Life Pattern Company expands their baby collection with a small version of the Helena Top/Dress. The first Helena I made was last spring. I made the top in a chiffon to go with the beautiful Mattie suspender skirt. I fell in love with the pattern and really wanted to try it again.… Continue reading A Baby and A Dolly
It’s the Piper by Sew Sweet Patterns
Today I'm sharing my first pattern test for Sew Sweet Patterns and I'm telling you, it feels so good to be blogging about sewing after long weeks away from home! I've been nonexistent on this blog and busy over at Twinnebago Travels where I'll be a few more times yet. But for now it's time… Continue reading It’s the Piper by Sew Sweet Patterns
It’s Summertime! Time for Swimsuits!
I have a couple new sews to show you today! Are you totally shocked that it's from Simple Life Pattern co.?? Not if you know me and my sewing addiction with SLPco patterns. I'm going to take a quick moment to rave about the company before showing you the new patterns. Just quick. I promise… Continue reading It’s Summertime! Time for Swimsuits!