Metamorphic Dress: One Pattern, Five Fabrics

Looking for the perfect dress to add to your handmade wardrobe? How about one that is two dresses in one? Sew Liberated’s Metamorphic Dress is probably one of the most versatile sewing patterns we have found. Not only is this dress fully reversible, it also features two unique looks in one go-to garment.  On one side, enjoy the layered look […]

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Summer Shorts Indie Pattern Comparison

Summer is here and it seems like we won’t be escaping the warm weather anytime soon. In efforts of making the most of it and keeping cool we are are comparing six indie shorts patterns to help you pick the right one for your style and fabric. These six fit into three main categories which will help narrow our comparison—Classic […]

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Top 6 Indie Patterns to Sew for Summer 2018

Welcome Summer Sewing! To get ready for this season we narrowed down the list of indie patterns to our top picks to sew and wear for summer. These include six versatile patterns that are functional, stylish and will make great additions to anyone’s warm weather wardrobe. Sew one to fill a void in your existing handmade closet or sew them all […]

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Watercolor Floral Spring Wedding Look

Watercolor Floral Crepe Knit | Style Maker Fabrics

Me Made May and my cousin’s wedding coincided this year and I knew it was the perfect chance to make something fancy! I had a few parameters to help me plan out my wedding guest outfit: No dresses, it had to be simple, and it had to be comfortable. After much back and forth and flip flopping (thank you to […]

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Spring Soft Shell Kelly Jacket

Soft Shell Kelly Jacket Facing Detail | Style Maker Fabrics

For those of you following along with many of my makes, you know I like to push the envelope a little bit when it comes to fabric choices. Whether it is a faux suede Farrow Dress or knit Carolyn pajamas, I like to take a strong base pattern and see how I can transform it with fabric! In prepping for […]

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Cross Weave Nylon Hooded Spring Parka

Parka Hood Detail | Style Maker Fabrics

Here in the Pacific Northwest we have more use for transitional jackets than heavy winter coats. A few months ago, I got the chance to pattern test the J006 Hooded Parka Jacket from Kommatia Patterns. It’s an unlined zipper front jacket with a relaxed casual fit and a generous hood. Looking at all of the light weight coatings, I immediately […]

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