Pattern Review: Simplicity 3536 (Wardrobe Sudoku Item #2)

Moving right along here is my second Wardrobe Sudoku item, Simplicity 3536.  I’ve actually made this pattern before, though last time I made view D. This time I decided to cash in on the cold shoulder trend and made view B – the cowl neck with the open shoulders. Here is an updated and re-written … More Pattern Review: Simplicity 3536 (Wardrobe Sudoku Item #2)

Am I really playing Sudoku? (Or, how many February Burda Magazines can I sew from in 2 months?)

Just a quick update to unofficially throw my hat into the ring for the Pattern Review Wardrobe Sudoku Challenge!  I don’t know that I will have time to actually complete all the sewing for this competition by the end of March (time is flying!), but I figure that if I have it as a goal … More Am I really playing Sudoku? (Or, how many February Burda Magazines can I sew from in 2 months?)

Early Spring Everywhere: Simplicity, My Image, Burda; RIP Burda Plus

All of the pattern companies have jumped on the early spring train – we’ve got new patterns from Simplicity, the latest magazine from My Image, and a preview of the Spring Catalog from Burda. Before we get to all that, though, I think we have to say a special good-bye to Burda Plus Magazine.  I … More Early Spring Everywhere: Simplicity, My Image, Burda; RIP Burda Plus

Simplicity October 2016

Thanks to Pattern Review, I’ve realized that the latest collection from Simplicity is now available.  As has been noted around the blog-o-sphere, the actual Simplicity website has not posted them yet.  Sigh.  I miss the days when it was functional.  Anyway, the new collection is AMAZING if you love vintage and cosplay/costuming sorts of patterns. … More Simplicity October 2016

Simplicity, Star Trek, McCall’s, and Pokemon – A Cosplay Pattern Update Post

It seems that a few of the pattern companies have released some great cosplay patterns somewhat quietly since their last full pattern release. Simplicity has apparently decided to celebrate the Star Trek 50th Anniversary by releasing some beautiful licensed Star Trek cosplay patterns: Not to be outdone, McCall’s is jumping in on the Pokemon Go! … More Simplicity, Star Trek, McCall’s, and Pokemon – A Cosplay Pattern Update Post