I wanted to give you some tricks on how to add a few sizes to a pattern that is now too small.
This pattern is personal to me and is motivated by the desire to give my growing girls the comfort and protection they need as they navigate into womanhood. Some girls are super excited and just can't wait for their period and others dread or even fear this new stage. The last thing they want is embarrassing stains on their sheets or mattress. Old towels are doable, but suddenly I wanted something that felt a little more special.
The Heron shirt is another super simple and remarkably quick make. People might need to start reconsidering labelling Sofiona as only "complicated" makes. LOL
We fell in love with the general shape of the Miss Limestone right from the start but went back and forth on whether it should be a coat or a cardigan. In the end we decided there HAD to be a way to make it work as either one. As a coat it works well… Continue reading The Miss Limestone Coat/Cardigan
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...
We don't often have (take) the time to work on extra projects. The time it takes just to work on the ideas in our heads is non-existent so we rarely feel like shifting focus. But as we are coming close to 10,000 members in our Sofiona Sewing Group on Facebook, we did feel like doing… Continue reading Such a Cute Cloudberry Collection
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.
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.
All about the Dandelion Tank and Peplum by Sofiona Designs. A free pattern with code in the Sofiona Fan Group on Facebook.
(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!!