Costumes from Love Notions patterns

Love Notions costume pattern hacks

We’re excited to be here on the final day of the big Love Notions Spectacular with our Halloween costumes hack! Halloween is just around the corner and Lindsay, from Doodle Number 5, and I, Tami from SewSophieLynn are here to share a couple of fun costumes using our favorite Love Notions patterns. Read on to see what patterns we used.

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Favorite patterns that grow with you

patterns that grow with you

Welcome (back) to the celebration! I’m Rachel from Handcrafted by RED, I’m excited to take a trip down memory lane today. 

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Sleepwear pattern hacks for winter


I don’t know about you, but the Luna Loungewear has quickly become my favorite sleepwear pattern. Read on to see how I changed the Luna Loungewear into a more winter friendly sleepwear set.

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Skater skirt release freebie

Skater skirt pattern hacks

Did you see the release of the Skater Skirt yesterday? And it’s FREE for Facebook Group members! So hop over and join and then snag that puppy up! It’s so quick and easy to sew and I’m going to show you just how versatile this beauty is!

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Knit fabric resources I love

Where to buy knit fabrics

When I release a pattern the first question I get is ‘what kind of knit fabric is best?’ I always include fabric recommendations in every pattern but sometimes you need a little more hand holding or even a resource or two. It can be hard to find quality knit fabric in person in stores like Joann’s or Hobby Lobby (although, their knit fabric selection HAS...Read More

How to kick up the Canyon one more notch with a cocoon hack

Cocoon cardigan Canyon hack

I don’t know about you, but my closet has more cardigans than anything else. You can never have too many! Today, my tester Tammie Schaefer is going to show us one more way to change up the Canyon Cardigan. This time as a cocoon! Read on to see how easy this pattern hack is.

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Love Notions Feature Friday – Miss Mary Mack – By The Kisses Co.


Hey hey, Love Notions fans!  I’m Danielle from The Kisses Co. and I’m chattin’ with you all for today’s Feature Friday!  I’m spotlighting the (affiliate link) Miss Mary Mack Tunic!  This pattern deserves a little love and affection.  I’m obsessed, as you’ll see throughout this post. 😉  I’ve made it dozens of times...Read More

Trendy Tunic into hoodie pattern hack


It’s October! And in the midwest, that means the air is starting to get a chill to it and the leaves are changing colors. Well, usually. Not this year so much. It’s still humid and we have some temps reaching 80 degrees this week. And the leaves still haven’t changed. It doesn’t look or feel very fall like yet. But, I’m hoping to bring it on...Read More

An old pattern learns a new trick

Trendy Tunic with sleeves

The ladies Trendy Tunic was originally released back in the spring of 2014. It was my first ladies pattern and it was the first pattern that I did entirely on my own. My very first pattern, the Everyday Playdress, I contracted out the digitizing. And my second pattern, the girls Trendy Tunic, I contracted out the drafting and digitizing. I added sleeves to the girls Trendy...Read More

Feature Friday: Willow Wrap Top & bonus pattern hack

Feature Friday Willow Wrap

Today’s Feature Friday pattern is the Willow Wrap Top. This pattern already comes with two views but I’m going to show you another way to mix it up. Read on to find out how and get details on the sale! 

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How to add an invisible zipper to the Sabrina Slims

How to add a side zipper

I know I’m not the only Sabrina Slims (affiliate link) lover out there, right? The Sabrinas check almost all my boxes — great leg shape, slim silhouette, universally flattering. Notice I said almost all my boxes. That’s because ever since the testing period for this amazing pattern, I’ve had one wish for the Sabrinas — a zipper. Read on to learn...Read More