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
The journey for these tights actually started almost 5 months ago when we set out to draft a really well fitting basic legging shape. We have a bit of a "thing" about saggy bum tights and really wanted to be able to offer a product that didn't do that! Other higher priority patterns came along,… Continue reading Rocky Shore Tights
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
If you've seen the Raven dress, you'll recognize the Rhubarb. Or vice versa??? Long ago now, when I first started dreaming this pattern up, it was this knit sweater dress style that was first in my mind. Then things just kept going, I thought about woven versions and the Raven was born and released first.… Continue reading Raven Meet Rhubarb
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.
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
(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!!