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. Now I'm SO excited to finally have this version, the Rhubarb, also available and it is everything I dreamed of!
In the case of the bands/cuffs you will need to stretch them to match their corresponding pieces. But how can you be sure you've stretched them evenly across the garment? And gathered skirts/ruffles (as the name implies) need to be gathered down to size to match their corresponding pieces. Again - how can you be sure to gather and distribute them in more even amounts?
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!!
Oh man! Here I am, hours before a Project Run and Play sew-along deadline submitting my own entry. What's new? That's kinda how I roll. (Even though I don't prefer that method.) The funny part? I didn't even sew this recently so my excuse for submitting this now is a bit weak. Just a bit… Continue reading Circus Act!!
This week marks the end of the 7 week link-up over on the Project Run and Play site. Audrey had the idea to use the weeks between seasons to host a fun link-up. One week for each colour of the rainbow. You have this week to add your purple makes yet before it's done. This… Continue reading The PR&P Rainbow
Today I have been TIRED!! To the point of an actual nap. The kind that when you wake up you are so super groggy. Well, one look in my email to see that the Art Gallery Fabrics Mediterraneo lookbook is out woke me right up! I always love looking through them the moment they show… Continue reading Mediterraneo Fabrics
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