I feel like these latest 2 releases finish off a year or more of work. Even though I've worked on other patterns throughout this time, Clover and Rose Hip have been on my work "desk" the whole time. The girls' version came out in Spring of 2020 and now we have the junior miss versions. I'm ready to relive some of my less tragic 80's moments in this slightly retro style.
Small secret. When I released Tundra I kinda brushed it off as a "meh" pattern that a few people might like. I had no idea it was going to be so well loved! So I decided to go ahead and make a Miss Tundra.
Clover is great for all seasons with the different sleeve lengths, but Rose Hip is better suited for that fall sewing and it's been such a treat to work on this first ever outerwear pattern for Sofiona.
Every pattern has its story. Its way of making my heart race... in the form of stress. Then later it races again while I fall in love with the end result. Clover has been in the making for months. I am such a slow designer. Then World Crazy hit our part of the world pretty… Continue reading Introducing the Clover Crop Hoodie
A long time ago I had this idea for a pair of work-out style tights for Sofiona. But it took Trish suggesting that we work on a small activewear collection for the new year that forced me to focus attention on them properly. Of course, a year later a few other ideas have altered my original draft,
This narwhal swimsuit comes in 2 basic versions: One-Piece with halter neckline and laced straps in the back; or Two-Piece with high waisted pieced bottoms and halter neckline/racerback style top.
This pattern comes as either a completely reversible peplum shirt, or as a knee length dress. The front bodice boasts clean lines and a slight boatneck neckline.
I wanted to share just a bit about the Raven and then share a few pictures of all the patterns as I have made them. There are lots of pictures in the fan group from all the testers and you'll want to go there to see them.
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