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, I am FINALLY sharing my Yanta Overalls from Helens Closet, as I have been promising for a long time on Instagram. I love how these turned out, but it wasn't without a few alterations. However, they ended up super cute and comfy, so no complaints here! This post has been a long time coming… Continue reading Helen’s Closet Yanta Overalls
Hi, Friends! My first blog post as a contributor to the Minerva.com blog is live. I know many of you have been wanting details on this pattern, so click over for all the info. I was super thrilled with both this free pattern, the Everyday Dress from In the Folds for Peppermint Magazine, and this… Continue reading In the Folds for Peppermint Magazine Everyday Dress
Hi, friends! I'm here today to share my tester version of the new Pisco Dress (and tank) from SBCC patterns. After struggling with fit for many years, testing the Harvey Shirt a couple of months ago was a major breakthrough for me: I learned that I am, in fact, petite from the bust to the… Continue reading SBCC Pisco Dress Tester Version
Hi Friends! After the fun we had in my York Pinafore class, I had several requests for a basic T-shirt class aimed at teaching newer sewists how to to work with knits. As you all know, sewing knits is my sewing comfort zone, so I couldn't be more excited that people want to learn how… Continue reading Learn to Sew with Knits Class in Albuquerque
Back during the big indie pattern inclusive sizing dustup of 2019, a few designers reached out to me for advice on how improve their size ranges, branding, and general inclusivity when it comes to the curvy/plus size market. Allie from IndieSew was one of those people, and I'm so pleased to announce that she has… Continue reading Allie Olsen Kila Tank