This pattern started off as an idea for a shirt, but quickly extended into a dress too so it could be a full outfit. The idea was to create something cozy but with a clean elegant look to it. The knit fabric and slightly loose fit provide the "cozy" while the high neckline, bishop sleeves… Continue reading Caribou
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.
These last few weeks while we have been dealing with what I like to call "World Crazy", I've been working on a big project. Which led me to a little project. I'll share the big project at the end of this for those that might like a peek into my workspace, but I really wanted… Continue reading Keeping Track of Changing Sizes
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,
Who here can NOT stand twisted elastic bands?? I see all the hands up. I'm with you. It's ridiculous and annoying and too often becomes a piece of clothing that doesn't get worn. We want clothing that we can be comfy in and don't need to adjust every so often.
Welcome to the fastest Sofiona sew thus far!! We are starting to be known as "clean, but not quick" and I'm totally good with that! But I also know that people want a quick make and it's been a regular conversation around Sofiona headquarters that we need to keep the quick sews in mind.
Tide is a halter-style knit dress or peplum with the feel of a pair of overalls with the straps coming over the shoulders and through the loops. It's fairly simple, but with just enough detail to make it something that I can really say is "me". My style. And I hope you love it too.
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 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.