Pony Tank Ruffle Band Hack Tutorial

The Pony Tank has been in our pattern library for a few years now but was just updated last fall to include our full 0-30 size range. Olivia (find her on IG @designsbyohm) is one of our talented collaborators and has put together a fun tutorial for this ruffle band Pony hack. Find all the

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Marcel Front Ruffle & Tie Strap Tutorial

We’ve wanted to add a tutorial for adding tie straps to the Marcel (shop the PDF here or paper pattern here) since its release so when we saw Alexis’s creation as part of the 2021 Collaborator team, we knew we had to ask if we could add it to the blog. In addition to the

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Wren Bonus Short Sleeve Tutorial

Hello! Today we’re excited to be sharing a FREE bonus sleeve add-on for the Wren Blouse and Dress pattern. We explored several different variations through development and testing. Although this option did not end up in the final Wren pattern, we thought it would be fun to offer it as a free download. Click here

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Color Block Tutorial with the Page Pattern

A matching lounge sweatsuit seems like the 2020 outfit I keep seeing everywhere! Kelli of True Bias and I have seen so many of your Page and Hudson combos. We thought it would be fun to share our versions. As I was sharing my plans for a color-blocked version on Instagram stories, I had requests

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Orchid Puff Sleeve Tutorial

Hello, I’m Laura from @cottonreelstudio. I’m based in the UK and I have been making my own clothing for a number of years. I am thrilled to be a part of the Chalk & Notch blogger team for 2020. Today I am sharing how I hacked the sleeve for the Orchid Midi Dress to make

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Elastic Waist, Cuffed Crew Trousers Tutorial

Hi, I’m Teri (@teridodds1) and I’m so happy to be part of the C & N Blogger team! I’m sharing my tutorial for how to change the Crew Trousers pattern into a pair of elastic-waist, cuffed pants. Since I’ve been spending so much time at home this year, I find myself only reaching for my

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Fringe Balloon Sleeve Tutorial

Hi everyone, I’m Pauline of  Sew U Think U Can and @sewuthinkucan on Instagram. I’m thrilled to show you how I hacked the popular Fringe dress pattern into a fall appropriate balloon sleeve buttoned down tiered dress with a twist. Depending on your mood, you can dress it down as a swing dress styled with

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