The annual release of new Jalie patterns is here! As usual, Jalie is offering us a nice mix of patterns for both every day wear and athletic wear, as well as a mix of patterns for men and women. I feel like Jalie has really focused on adding styles that will expand their line, so … More New Jalie Patterns 2019
I’m probably the last person to get around to blogging this (I mean, really, people have already sewn some of these items!), but I thought I’d throw out my opinions on the new Jalie patterns. Spoiler alert: I love them! Most sewists probably don’t have much use for the Tessa – Jalie’s latest skating dress … More New Jalie Patterns and Marfy
Things I’ve been doing: sewing lots of stuff for my Wardrobe Sudoku Contest Entry. Things I haven’t been doing: taking pictures of stuff for my Wardrobe Sudoku Contest Entry. Expect a giant blog info-dump of multiple pattern reviews at some point in the near future. In the meantime, to distract you from my lack of … More New Patterns: Jalie, Marfy, and (*gasp*) Burda Plus Magazine?
Ah, Jalie. The company that makes patterns for leotards, dance belts, and those jeans. I use their men’s skating patterns obsessively, and their patterns consistently get positive reviews over on Pattern Review. They always offer a nice mix of athletic and casual patterns, and the inclusion of 22 sizes in one envelope is always appreciated. … More Newsflash: New Jalie Patterns Announced
Ok, so today’s post is about what we are going to need to make our skating costumes. Since we are sewing something of a specialty item, there are a lot of particulars, but I expect you will probably already have a lot of them about your sewing space if you already sew. If you don’t … More Skating Dress Tutorial Part I: The Info Dump
The Canadian pattern company Jalie just announced their latest patterns on their main website. Jalie offers a nice selection of activewear patterns, but many of their tops/jeans/jackets are super popular as well. Personally I find most of the latest patterns for every day clothes to be a bit boring, but there are a few new … More Newsflash: New Jalie Patterns
Ok, so I made these up a while ago, but I never got around to doing an official pattern review. Since I don’t wear them, I can’t comment on how comfortable they are to wear, but they are SUPER easy to sew together. I think I can sew a man’s skating shirt in about 45 … More Pattern Review: Jalie 2802