Merry Christmas!!! Just in time for the holidays, we would like to introduce you to the Pinecone Skirt and the Aurora Raglan. Two patterns that go well not only with each other, but also with our Starry Night and Railway patterns. We won't just "introduce" you to these two patterns, no, we're also going to… Continue reading A Christmas Present from Us
Today we have a new tutorial, which probably means a new pattern coming soon!!! Sometimes when joining two parts of a pattern you may be required to deal with pieces that are not an exact size match. Some examples of this would be neckbands, waistbands or cuffs (which are often slightly smaller than the pieces… Continue reading Quartering Necklines, Cuffs, Ruffles Etc.
UPDATE: There is a compiled list of other reviews on the Sofiona Patterns at the bottom of this post. It will be updated as our Launch week continues. Today is THE DAY! Launch Day! The website is open and we are sharing 30% off till November 25th in order to celebrate this new store opening.… Continue reading Release Day (And about Raven)!!
Now that it's officially out in the open, what exactly do WE feel that Sofiona Designs will bring to the PDF table? I'm so glad you asked! There's our names, our goals, and a special charity that we have chosen to support. A tester asked us one day about ourselves and what we wanted them… Continue reading What About Sofiona Designs??
What a LONG time coming this particular blog post has been!!! I expected to have this out and written probably 6 months ago (or more) and yet, things take time and I needed to practice patience. Always. I always need to practice patience since I'm, admittedly, not great at it. It has been a full… Continue reading New Beginnings
Bias tape, as the name suggests, is always cut on the bias of the fabric. That is, at a 45 degree angle to the fabric's selvedge edge. This allows for some stretching of the tape, even when created from a fabric that is typically considered to be "non-stretch". This is especially helpful and necessary when… Continue reading Preparing Bias Tape
Have you already heard of the new pattern store that Audrey has opened as part of her vision for Project Run and Play? Perhaps you've already been enjoying the blog tour as we introduce the patterns now for sale. This store is a place for past and future designers to sell their patterns that are reflections… Continue reading PR&P Opens Shop: The Aster Cardigan