Hi, Friends! Long time no talk over here on the blog, I hope you have been following me on Instagram where I have been sharing my adventures recently. But, I have two big announcements I wanted to make here. Firstly, I'm hosting a sewing retreat this fall in New Mexico and I would love it… Continue reading A Retreat and a Re-brand!
Hi, Friends! Long time no talk, but what can I say? 2020! Speaking of 2020, I'm way past overdue for an update to my post from nearly two years ago. I've compiled a new and improved list of pattern companies that have a hip size of at least 50". There are now 54 pattern companies… Continue reading Plus Size Pattern Companies- 2020 Update
Hey, friends! I'm very excited to share my new Jade Skirt from Paprika Patterns, sewn in the newly released size range. Woo! I did receive an early copy of this pattern in exchange for photos that Paprika Patterns could share to show the pattern on different sizes. A full review was not expected, but I… Continue reading Paprika Patterns Jade Skirt
It's my turn to post on the Curvy Sewing Collective blog this week and I was going to post about my self drafted ski pants, but I couldn't muster the energy for that epic post. Hopefully soon! So I was brainstorming about what projects I finished recently and hadn't talked about and I remembered the… Continue reading Sew Liberated Hinterland Dress
Hi, Friends! I have SUCH exciting news to share with you today. Leila of Muna and Broad and I will be hosting a sewing retreat this summer in Santa Fe! This is something I've been dreaming of for a LONG time for a couple of reasons. I love my adopted home of New Mexico and… Continue reading Sewing for EveryBODY Retreat
When True Bias announced they were updating their size range, the Roscoe Dress was at the top of my list for garments I had been dreaming of making! I was too busy to test this pattern during the testing phase, but you better believe I bought it the minute it was available for purchase. I… Continue reading True Bias Roscoe Dress
I hope you all have heard, there is a new plus size pattern company on the market, Muna and Broad, and they are aiming to serve a very underserved market- their patterns go up to a 64" bust and a 71" hip! I also love that their aesthetic is a bit more modern than some… Continue reading Muna and Broad Torrens Box Top
This post first appeared on the IndieSew blog, however they will sadly be closing their doors at the end of the month, so I am re-posting here on my personal blog to save for future reference. This is my second version of the Kila Tank (and an identical third was made at the same time),… Continue reading Allie Olsen Kila Tank Version 2
It was so exciting to get the chance to test the new and improved size range from True Bias, especially because the first pattern released was the Lodo Dress! I had actually purchased this pattern several years ago in the old size range and attempted to grad it up, but it had some fit issues… Continue reading True Bias Lodo- New Size Range!
Hi Friends, exciting news! The ladies at Hipstitch and I have been working behind the scenes to pull together a very fun new type of class exclusively focused on curvy sewing and fitting. This will be a two day class where all supplies are included (except for the fashion fabric so that you can pick… Continue reading Curvy Sewing Intensive: The Montrose Shirt by Cashmerette