The newest release from Sofiona Designs is called the Fireweed. I started drafting this dress about 2 months before we launched as an official company so it's been on my mind for a long time! Winter came and the idea of a sleeveless dress for the cold months wasn't great so I put it on… Continue reading Fireweed Dress
Juniper was the very first pattern I got to test out on Stella (she's our mannequin child and she's AMAZING at standing still for fits and photos)! There have been a number of little tweaks and no less than 3 complete re-drafts of this pattern since that first day, but we're so very happy with… Continue reading Juniper
It has been a bit busy the last few weeks! I mean, a LOT busy!! With 3 tests going at once (yes, there's another one coming!!) and all interconnected in one way or another (are you intrigued?), it's kept us on our toes. Finally we're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel and… Continue reading Dandelion Tank
(I'm going to go ahead and post this, but I feel the need to apologize for the photography. I'm a bit embarrassed. I had picture taking drama for this. My first try ended up with my new lens now getting repaired when I noticed how they were not focused. Second try was with a camera I'm… Continue reading It Looks Better on Her!!
It's still Anniversary time for Simple Life Pattern co. That means the sales are still going for a few more days. Till Feb 25, to be exact. The code for 40% off pre-2018 releases is HAPPYTHREE and the new releases are 20%. The pictures are everywhere! So much inspiration. Here's a post about the Emma.… Continue reading Two Cute Girls
This is the question I've received a lot from people. They're referring to my prize package from winning Season 14 of Project Run and Play. Some of them are probably wondering if they should bother trying it for themselves! And they have the chance! Right now all you adventurous sewers or sewists (???) can pop… Continue reading So? Whatd-ya get?
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