The winner of the April Rhodes Popover Poncho pattern is:
Randi, who said:
“I have been out of touch with the sewists’ world for a long time. This is something that will bring me out of the void! Cute. I need to check out some fabrics to see what’s out there. Beautiful example here!”
Congrats Randi!! Shoot me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) so we can get you that pattern
I was super excited when I saw that April Rhodes had released her Popover Poncho pattern recently…I was just waiting for the paper version to come out to buy it. So when April asked if I would take part in her blog tour I happily said yes! And it just so happened that the Pendleton store was having a Black Friday sale on all of their fabric, perfect timing I had a hard time deciding which print to use but ended up following my first instinct (and Kristin’s advice, thanks girl!) and picked up a black and white print.
Oh look! It’s a weather appropriate outfit I think maybe I’ve finally blogged the last of my summer makes. Toni of Make It Perfect sent me her Skippy Dress pattern to try out, and I made this sweatshirt… Continue reading
Can we all just take a moment to celebrate printed patterns from Grainline?? I will always, always, choose the printed version of a pattern over PDF if it’s available. And not so much because of the printing and taping, I really don’t mind that (it’s a good excuse to have a glass of wine and binge watch some Netflix, right??) I just feel like the whole experience is just better working with a printed pattern, and instruction booklet…not to mention the storage is so much nicer/easier. And they are pretty to look at! Just my opinion, obviously…I know some people love PDFs
I made an Alder Dress in August, when it was still super hot and just before a California vacation…I always have to make something new when we are going on vacation, even if it means some crazy late night sewing before the trip. It wouldn’t be a road trip if mama wasn’t up until 1am sewing the night before Continue reading