Simplicity Update and Possible Summer 2018 New Look Patterns

Since my post on the new Simplicity patterns, there has been one critically important update:   8723 – Harry Potter officially licensed robes!  This pattern contains the patterns of the robe, sweater, and ties, in both child and adult sizes.  I will be getting this.  As someone who has been lucky enough to visit the … More Simplicity Update and Possible Summer 2018 New Look Patterns

Pattern Review: Simplicity 3536D (Sew Geeky Spring/Wardrobe Contest Item #4)

The final top for my Pattern Review Wardrobe Contest entry is an oldie but a goodie – A remake of Simplicity 3536D.  This was one of the first patterns I ever made, way back in 2011, and despite my imperfect sewing, I loved the top so much I wore the fabric past the point of … More Pattern Review: Simplicity 3536D (Sew Geeky Spring/Wardrobe Contest Item #4)

Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 4: Impress at a School Reunion (Pattern Review: Vogue 1524 and Simplicity 8178)

I can’t believe I made it all the way to the final round of this year’s Sewing Bee!  Last year was my fist year to participate, and I was ecstatic to have made it through to the second round.  It feels like such an accomplishment this year to be participating all the way through to … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 4: Impress at a School Reunion (Pattern Review: Vogue 1524 and Simplicity 8178)

Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 3: Reversible Garment (aka Pattern Review: Simplicity 8418)

I was super excited to have made it through to the third round of the Bee.  Last year was my first time participating and I made it to Round 2, but was out at that point.  It worked out for the best, perhaps, because last year the contestants in Round 3 had quite a challenging … More Pattern Review Sewing Bee Round 3: Reversible Garment (aka Pattern Review: Simplicity 8418)