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Raven Cami Chemise Slip Dress Inspiration and Influences

Hello my lovelies and a big Saturday welcome shout out to you all. The weather here at Phillip Island is very blustery – we went from over 30degC 2 days ago to just 12degC today – and expect another hot spell in the middle of this week. One thing we can say about mother nature […]

Pattern Tester Spotlight Kristin Daley

Hello my gorgeous lovely sewist friends. Today I am so proud to highlight our lovely Kristin in our next installment of the series “Pattern Tester in the Spotlight“. Our posse of roadies are a cross section of various sizes, heights and boob projections – plus they come from all over the world which makes for […]

Pattern Tester Spotlight Marieke DJ

Hello my lovely sew’ist friends – thank you for joining with me today for our 3rd post in the series of “Pattern Testers in the Spotlight”. Today I would like to introduce you to our Marieke DJ who is an amazing woman, amazing pattern tester and generally FABULOUS person. Marieke has been part of the […]

Pattern Tester Spotlight Synthia Lee Gerritson

Hello and welcome to the second in a series of posts featuring all of my AMAZING…yes I am SHOUTING… pattern road testers. Each time a new pattern is released it goes through a good “seagull” by my fabulous group of pattern testers. What do I mean by “seagull” – when a pattern is sent to […]

How to Blend Sewing Pattern Sizes when there are Darts or Pleats

  HI Ho my lovely sew’ist friends – My post today is about how to blend your sewing pattern sizes when there are darts or pleats in play. And as I have just released a stunning new pattern – the Camelia Draped Jersey Dress – I am going to use the Camelia as an example. […]

Camelia Dress Pattern Tester Roundup Part 2

Happy day to all of you my sew’ist friends. A big WELCOME to Part 2 of the Camelia Draped Dress Tester Roundup Part 2. And I am sure you have said to yourself – WOW – when you were viewing all the tester pics of their road tested Camelia – aren’t they all gorgeous. The […]