Deciding what size to sew for yourself can sometimes be confusing. Take some time to review the size chart and finished measurements below. Start with your bust measurement and confirm you have enough hip ease. If not, you can blend sizes. Keep in mind that this style is designed to have a relaxed fit.
Welcome to the Joy Jacket Sew Along! Over the next nine posts, you will find everything you need to sew your own Joy with extra tips and tricks along the way. Each step has a photo reference, and there are a few videos for the tricky parts. Please feel free to ask questions in
I loved putting this post together. This is a HUGE thank you to 37 amazing women who volunteered their time and put so much effort into making the Joy pattern a reality for Chalk and Notch and for Emily. If you haven’t had a chance to read the story behind this pattern, I’d love for you
Thank you all so much for the warm reception of the Joy Jacket pattern! If you haven’t picked up your copy yet, you can purchase it in the Chalk and Notch shop HERE, or in the Chalk and Notch ETSY store. This is the first time we are offering trim kits, and those are only on pre-sale until Friday,
The Joy Jacket hardware kits are here! Now that you have your pattern and you’ve selected your beautiful fabric, the next step is to source trims and hardware. To make it easy for you, we are offering two trim kit options for your Joy. Heidi – Handmade Frenzy Tencel Twill – La Mercerie Kit color recommendation
The Women’s Joy Jacket released on Monday, and we want to thank you so much for the warm reception and excitement over this pattern! It means a lot that you love it, and we can’t wait to see your Joys. You can read more about the special meaning behind this pattern in our release post
It’s release day and that’s always a reason to celebrate! I can tell you that this pattern was a labor of love, and I’m really proud to send this out into the world. To give you a little more history behind this pattern, I asked Emily to write a little bit about it how it