Pattern Testing + A GIVEAWAY | The Joy Jacket

PUBLIC SEWING ANNOUNCEMENT: I MADE A JACKET. A REAL, LINED, LINEN JACKET. Okay, now that’ I’ve gotten that out of my system…I am so excited to share my tester version of the Joy Jacket by Chalk and Notch! I still can’t believe that 1. I was chosen to test this pattern and 2. I made…

Lily Cardigan by DG Patterns + A Giveaway

It’s that time of year where we’re thinking about getting a fresh start on our habits, new wardrobes, and trying new things. Enter the Fresh Start Blog Tour with DG Patterns! I hadn’t heard of DG Patterns before joining this tour, but I am so glad I now know about Daniela’s excellent pattern drafting skills. I…

DIBY Club Julianne Top & Dress Blog Tour | Plus My Top Three Tips for Working with Plaids

The Julianne Top & Dress by DIBY Club (aff) released yesterday, and this button-up sewing pattern is perfect for every season. From plaid (my current seasonal favorite) to chambray–my closet is going to gain many more of these! I tested the size 14 curved hem, full button placket shirt with a hood. I also chose the…