Thank You Victory Testers!

Testing a pattern is a big part of the development process. As a designer, I couldn’t do my job without it, and I always appreciate the amount of time and effort – let alone fabric! – my testers put in to each test. I enjoy meeting and connecting with other sewists from around the world

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Victory Fitting & Custom Adjustments

I’ve started writing more extensive fitting and custom adjustment posts this year, and I hope that you find them helpful. It’s totally normal for most people to need some sort of custom adjustment, and this post walks you through some of the more common ones I’ve seen pop up during testing the Victory Tank. Also,

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Victory Tank Release

THE VICTORY TANK IS HERE! I am thrilled to bring you a new pattern for 2019! I have been working on updates for the first half of the year, and although I will continue to work on updating previously released patterns, it’s going to be new patterns for the second half of the year. It’s

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Fringe Boxy Top Tutorial

Have you seen some of the Fringe Top hacks popping up on Instagram? We started a hashtag #fringetophack so we could follow along and see all of the cool versions people were making. I noticed the boxy style Fringe Top was getting a bunch of engagement. To me, that means you would like more of

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Thank you Orchid Update Testers

This is always a fun post to put together. I love seeing all of the tester photos in one place and seeing the culmination of the work we did together. It really is one of my favorite parts of pattern development. I think it brings me back to my custom fitting days. Even though we

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Orchid Fitting & Custom Adjustments

I hope you are excited as I am about the new updates for the Orchid Midi pattern! There are three new sizes: 20/22/24 and a new bust cup: C/D, which is a built-in Full Bust Adjustment. My hope is that these changes will help more people make the Orchid Midi pattern with fewer adjustments. Basic

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Updated Orchid Release

THE UPDATED ORCHID IS HERE! I am thrilled to bring you the second pattern to get an update with three new sizes and a new bust cup! The Orchid Midi was originally designed as a collaboration with Celina of Ensemble Patterns to pair with the Parasol Jumpsuit. You can read about the collaboration and the

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