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
I’m not sure when the New Look Spring collection came out, but I sure missed the announcement! It’s a fairly small collection of looks, and fairly simple in styling, but there are a few goodies in here, especially if you haven’t found a bomber jacket pattern you like yet. Here’s what’s new: 6540 – This … More New Look and Marfy Spring 2018
In an effort to get caught up on all the new major pattern releases, I thought I’d role Kwik Sew and Marfy into one post. Partially because I’m trying to get caught up before the Winter Holiday Vogues roll out, and partly because Kwik Sew is not bad, but rather small and Marfy feels like … More Fall/Winter Kwik Sew and Marfy Announcements
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?
The new Marfy patterns are up on the McCall’s website. Normally I’m oooohing and ahhhhing over the Marfy designs (despite the fact that I have yet to sew one of their patterns), but this release felt very repetitive. Many of the designs looked like other styles from previous Marfy releases, or even like other styles … More Marfy Patterns Fall/Winter 2015
This past week saw several new pattern announcements, including the May Burda Early Preview, spring Kwik Sew patterns, and spring Marfy releases. May Burda Early Preview The May Burda is typically the spring-summer transition dress issue, and as such is typically one of my favorite issues of the year. This year’s magazine looks to be … More Newsflash: Assorted Pattern News
The McCall’s website has the new Marfy patterns up for viewing. The Marfy patterns are always so pretty to look at, but I’ve never been able to justify the cost to myself. Still, it’s fun to look at all the pretty designs: F3472 – Love this coat! It looks like it could havecome out of … More Newsflash: Fall/Winter Marfy Announced