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.
Living where it snows eight months of the year means that warmth, comfort and style are often on our mind when designing. That's why we created the 'Polar Sweater/Dress' pattern - to make sure you look great and feel cozy no matter the weather! This versatile knit dress pattern is designed to work with mid-weight… Continue reading Polar Sweater/Dress
A Half-Zip Clover Hack
We have a special guest that has been testing for us for awhile now who has created a hack for Clover that we think you might enjoy.
Some New Gift Giving Patterns
A bunch of new patterns this month just in time for holiday handmade gifts that don't take a lot of time.
The Natural Canvas, Part 2
Have you been following the "Project Art Studio" blog tour so far??!?! Project Run & Play has brought together a group of makers and designers to curate a collection of patterns perfect for fall. You can purchase individual patterns or grab the whole collection for an overall discount in their store. Sofiona Designs has had… Continue reading The Natural Canvas, Part 2
The Natural Canvas Part 1
This collection is all about art and how we see art in the world. You KNOW with Sofiona that we take our cues from northern Canadian nature and so "The Natural Canvas" was a clear winner when we sat down to think about our take on this theme.
Size it up…..a bit.
I wanted to give you some tricks on how to add a few sizes to a pattern that is now too small.
The Pike 1 or 2pc Swimsuit
After taking a year off of swim design we're back this spring with TWO swim patterns. This blog post is all about the Pike and has quite a few tips and hacks you'll want to know about.
It's swimsuit season! (Or so I've heard.....we DID just get another dumping of snow earlier this week.) Last year we didn't actually have a new swim pattern and it felt a little weird so this year we decided to make two: The Minnow and the Pike! You can read more about the Pike Swimsuit on… Continue reading Minnow Swimsuit
Miss Wood Lily
These pants were first thought up as one part of a full outfit after perusing a couple online RTW stores to see what teens were buying these days. There were so many fitted crop top options being offered, but we didn't feel inspired to make a pattern for one ourselves. So what then? How about… Continue reading Miss Wood Lily