Author Archives: Kelly

Shopping for Athletic Fabric

athletic fabric

Shopping for Athletic Fabric After the release of the Thomas Track Pants, the question came up, “Where can I buy athletic fabric?” The answer, sooooo many places! It’s really out there! You just need to know what you are looking for. So today, we are going to go over where to buy athletic fabrics. Read on for some great deals we have lined up for you!

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La Bella Donna Hack: The Woven Kimono

La Bella Donna Kimono Hack

La Bella Donna Hack: The Woven Kimono Last month, I shared a pajama set I made for the Henry and Clementine Blog Tour on my personal blog, Handmade Boy, in the Love Notions Facebook Group. I used the Luna Loungewear shorts and turned the La Bella Donna into a kimono with a simple pattern hack. I received so many lovely compliments! So, of course, I had to offer up a tutorial...Read More

Handmade Holiday Tour: Day 5

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Handmade Holiday Tour: Day 5 It’s wrap up day for the Handmade Holiday Tour.  I really hope you have enjoyed everything that the bloggers have shared with you this week! I know I’ve gotten some great ideas for gifts I can add to my list! If you missed the beginning of our tour, don’t worry, you can catch up with day 1, day 2, day 3 and day 4 by clicking...Read More

Handmade Holiday Tour: Day 4

handmade holiday tour

Handmade Holiday Tour: Day 4 Welcome to day four of the Handmade Holiday Tour! Is your brain working overtime trying to figure out what to make the people on your gift giving list? Today we have four more bloggers who are sharing their gifting ideas and stories with you.

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Handmade Holiday Tour: Day 3

Handmade Holiday Tour: Day 2 and a Free Pattern

doll LDT

Handmade Holiday Tour Day 2 We are so happy to have you here with us on Day 2 of the Handmade Holiday Tour. What are your favorite gifts to make and give? I’d love you to tell me in the comments! Today we have a gift for YOU!!! Now your favorite 18″ doll can wear the most comfortable dress ever with the Doll LDT pattern!

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Handmade Holiday Tour

handmade holiday

This week I am so excited to share with you the Handmade Holiday Tour! This tour is packed full of ideas for handmade gifts for friends, family and even a gift or two that you can sneak to yourself. (Hey, I won’t tell!)

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The Acorn Vest: For Boys

boys acorn hack

The Acorn Vest: For Boys Have you seen the new Acorn Vest for girls? Supppper cute and so on trend this fall!! And of course, we have the matching Ladies Oakley Vest. Now, you boy moms may be looking at view B of the Acorn Vest and wondering if you can get away with making one for your son. Well, I’m here to tell you, that with some simple modifications, you totally...Read More

Sloane Tour Day 5

Sloane Tour Day 5 It’s our final day of the Sloane Tour. I have really enjoyed seeing what all the bloggers created. It’s always amazing to me how so many different looks can come from a single pattern. Their personal touches really give Sloane so many looks!

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Sloane Tour Day 4

Sloane Tour Day 3

Sloane Tour Day 3 It’s Wednesday and that means Day 3 of the Sloane tour! Do you have a favorite look that you plan to recreate? If so, tell me int he comments!! I absolutely NEED a hoodie, and a hood with some cording and the flutter sleeves, and the vegan leather accents, and of course one is some gorgeous light sweater fabric and a split hem. So basically, I need...Read More

Sloane Sweater Tour Day 2

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Sloane Sweater Tour Day 2 Didn’t you just LOVE Day 1 of the Sloane Sweater Tour? Well, Day 2 is here and it’s just as amazing!!

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Sloane Tour Day 1

Sloane Tour

Welcome to Day 1 of the Sloane Tour In case you missed it, the Sloane Sweater received an update last month. Sloane now has a hood option, kangaroo pocket AND elbow patches! To make it even more fun, Tami created this amazing thumbhole cuff add on for the Love Notions Bash in October. And to take things to an even more amazing level, the girls’ Sloane was created!...Read More

Origami Blog Tour: Day 5

origami tour

Origami Blog Tour: Day 5 Today is the final day of the Origami Blog Tour. Have you grabbed your copy of the pattern yet? Don’t miss out of the special blog tour pricing that ends at midnight tonight! Also, be sure that you have entered our giveaway for your chance to win some great prizes from Simply by Ti and Sly Fox Fabrics along with a $50 gift certificate to Love...Read More

Origami Blog Tour Day 4

origami tour

Origami Blog Tour: Day 4 We have arrived at day four of the Origami Blog Tour. Have you entered to win the giveaway! You don’t want to miss out on a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Simply by Ti, a mystery pack from Sly Fox Fabrics and a $50 gift certificate from Love Notions! Think of how much fall sewing you would be set for with a prize package like that!!...Read More

Origami Tour Day 3

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Origami Blog Tour: Day 3 We have hit the halfway point of the Origami Blog Tour! Do you have a favorite? I can’t choose! I have loved each and every thing the bloggers have created! So much inspiration for sewing up some cozy fall clothes! Now if the weather would just cooperate! We are still sitting in the nineties in the Midwest. It’s not right!

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Origami Blog Tour Day 2

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Origami Blog Tour: Day 2 Welcome to day 2 of the Origami Blog Tour. Today we have three more super cute looks perfect for fall! We even have a great Mommy and Me look to share with you today! 

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Origami Blog Tour Day 1

origami tour

Origami Blog Tour: Day 1 It’s time for another Love Notions Blog Tour!! This week, we will be featuring the Origami. The Origami is available for both ladies and girls. The ladies’ pattern features two styles of tunic, one with a straight hem, one with a handkerchief hem and a cardigan. The girls’ Origami is one version with the handkerchief hem. Both patterns...Read More

Lace Luna Cami and Neckline Alterations

How to Add Lace to the Luna Cami The Luna Cami is definitely one of the hidden gems in the Love Notions collection. Who doesn’t love the ability to make a custom fitting cami that coordinates with anything your heart desires?! Today, we are going to add a feminine touch to Luna with some pretty stretch lace. Are you ready to learn how to create a Lace Luna Cami? Let’s...Read More

How to add godets to a hem

godet tutorial

Hi, I’m Beth from French Seams Boutique and Sly Fox Fabrics. Let’s talk about throwback dresses. Vintage is great, but what can be even better is a brand new dress with that vintage flare! Today we’re going to show you how to create godets, or little pie-shaped flares, in the bottom of your Tessa-Sybil dresses. You can even add this feature to dresses you’ve already...Read More

Hip Hop Tour day five

Hip Hop Tank tour day four

hip hop tank

Hip Hop Tank tour day four Here we are on day four of the Hip Hop Tank tour. Today’s bloggers have more tricks for you for changing up the Hip Hop Tank and you are going to LOVE it! Need to catch up? You can find day one, day two and day three of the tour by clicking the links. Want to make your own Hip Hop Tank for you or your daughter, grab the patterns here! Then...Read More

Hip Hop Tank tour day three

hip hop tank

Hip Hop Tank tour day three It’s Wednesday and that means it’s day three of the Hip Hop Tank tour. Are you loving it as much as I am? Today we have some girl’s Hip Hop Tank inspiration happening! In case you missed day one and day two, be sure to go check them out for some great ladies Hip Hop Tank creations!

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Hip Hop Tank Tour Day 2

hip hop tank

Hip Hop Tank tour day 2 It’s day two of the Hip Hop Tank tour. Today we are going to see three more ladies Hip Hop Tanks. If you missed yesterday’s post, you can catch up here. Continue reading to see today’s feature bloggers.

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