I have been experimenting with two patterns from the Named Playground collection; the Minttu swing top and the Ninni culottes. Since it’s Indie Pattern month at The Monthly Stitch, I thought I’d share my makes with all of you. Named patterns is a pattern company from Finland. I ordered two of their lovely patterns in… Read More Lady of the Playground
Hullo! I was lucky enough to snag the Moneta kit from Colette featuring a dreamy dark floral knit. I think it was sold out within a few hours. When the fabric arrived, however, and a gorgeous, soft, lovely fabric it is, it decidedly wanted to be a Wren instead of a Moneta. The only problem… Read More Simple Sleeve Hack
Hullo, everyone! Raise your hand if you wait all year for Indie Pattern Month at The Monthly Stitch. Me, too! Or perhaps I will say moi, aussi as I am sharing a dress from a French indie pattern company for the dress challenge. I sewed up the Frida Dress from Wear Lemonade, which is based in the 10th… Read More A Pattern from Paris
The incredible team at Colette Patterns introduced their latest this week, a vintage-inspired beauty named Rue. Rue’s most unique feature is the cut of the bodice. The scoop necked upper bodice has two inward pointing tucks on each side just below the bust which provide a flattering fullness tucking into two semicircular panels… Read More Sewing Rue
Hello, my name is Piper, and for my entry in Indie Pattern Month’s Hack It! contest I used the versatile Lark Tee by Grainline Studios. I am calling this post a Hack and two Hacklets as my first two versions were really only slight modifications (hacklets.) On the left is the boatneck version of the Lark, cut… Read More The Lark Tee; a Hack and two Hacklets
Hello, again. My name is Piper Springs, and I love to sew from vintage patterns. I’m sure you won’t be surprised that for the IPM New to Me challenge I chose a pattern from the fabulous Decades of Style pattern company. They print reproductions of historical designs and you can find them here: Decades of… Read More Calling All Victory Gals
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