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How to wear and style the Ravinia Skirt

How to wear and style the Ravinia Skirt

Wearing a skirt can sometimes be a tricky thing. Not every top looks good with a skirt, especially the maxi length skirt. There are even misconceptions that only tall people can wear maxi skirts. Not true! It’s all about pairing the skirt with the right top…. read more


Lace Summer Tour Day 5

Lace Summer Tour Day 5

Today is wrap up day for our Lace Summer Tour. I really hope you are feeling inspired to add some lace elements to your favorite patterns! Lace overlay inspiration Lace overlays are a great way to add a lace touch, but not feel exposed. It’s super easy to do!… read more


Lace Summer Tour Day Four

Lace Summer Tour Day Four

Day four of the Lace Summer Tour is here! What have you been inspired to create with lace? I have big plans to incorporate some crochet lace into an outfit soon. A touch of lace I love lace trim. It is a little detail that can add so much to a look. Have you seen the… read more


Lace Summer Tour Day 3

Lace Summer Tour Day 3

Today on the Lace Summer Tour we are drooling over some more lace inspiration! I have two bloggers with great ideas sharing and a stack of lace skirts you will be itching to create! Let’s find a comfy chair and read on! Lace skirt inspiration To be honest, I had… read more


Lace Summer Tour Day 2

Lace Summer Tour Day 2

Day two of the Lace Summer Tour is here! Who has been searching out for some great lace to make their own Lace Summer inspiration? I’ve searched my favorite fabric resources and am sharing them with you today! So grab your favorite drink and join me while we do… read more


Lace Summer Tour

Lace Summer Tour

Lace is such a great element to add to any outfit! It can be elegant, casual, playful and always beautiful. It’s light airy feel makes it scream summer to me! So that lead me to wanting to feature lace and all the things that we can do with it for this… read more


Sweet matching doll + girl outfit patterns~ get 3 free now!

Sweet matching doll + girl outfit patterns~ get 3 free now!

Is there anything more satisfying than sewing up a matching doll and daughter set?! Girls love to match with their dolls, but some of the ready-to-purchase doll and matching girl clothing can be quite pricey without the customization that creating your own offers. To… read more


Cadence Sew Along Day 5

Cadence Sew Along Day 5

It’s the final tutorial day of the Cadence Sew Along. So get ready to add those sleeves and create those gathered waists! If you sewed a tank version, you have a free day! Of course, you can always use that time to sew another Cadence!! Sewing the sleeves Sewing… read more


Cadence Sew Along Day 4

Cadence Sew Along Day 4

We are moving right along in the Cadence Sew Along and today we are on day four. Today our focus is on sewing the side seams and vents as well as hemming the bottom of our Cadence dress or top.  Sewing the side seam Yes, we are sewing the side seams before attaching… read more


Cadence Sew Along Day 3

Cadence Sew Along Day 3

Welcome to sewing day!! It’s day 3 of the Cadence Sew Along and we are ready to sew! If you are just joining us, don’t worry, you can catch up with day one and day two and still sew along with us. Stay stitching If you are using a particularly loosely… read more


Cadence Sew Along Day 2

Cadence Sew Along Day 2

Day two of the Cadence Sew Along is all about getting our fabric cut out and marked. If you are just joining us, be sure to read over Day One’s Post to go over measuring for your size and adjusting the pattern to fit your unique body. Picking fabric for your… read more


Cadence Sew Along Day 1

Cadence Sew Along Day 1

Cadence Sew Along: Day 1 Welcome to Day 1 of the Cadence Sew Along! I am so excited to sew up some comfortable dresses and tops for summer and I’m thrilled to have you joining me! Nothing beats the heat and humidity like a flowy cotton dress that is easy to wear… read more


Choosing the Best Pattern Marking Tool

Choosing the Best Pattern Marking Tool

Choosing the Best Pattern Marking Tool With so many great woven patterns now in the Love Notions shop, I figured it was time for a post on pattern marking tools. There are so many different ones to choose from and each one has it’s place. From tailor’s… read more


Sonata Hacks

Sonata Hacks

Sonata Hacks Sonata is the newest pattern from Love Notions and we just LOVE it, especially that neckline! However, what if you want to create a different look? It’s simple! Today, we are going to talk about how to modify the neckline and how to color block a… read more


Sonata Dress Maternity Hack

Sonata Dress Maternity Hack

My youngest sister Tessa has been my faithful model for the past couple of years. She helped me with the Olympia, Forte, Oakley, Allegro, Whistler, etc. Now that’s she expecting her third baby (and my ninth niece!) it was the perfect excuse to add a free… read more


Presto Pintuck Tutorial

Presto Pintuck Tutorial

Presto Pintuck Tutorial Mary, one of the testers for the Presto tunic made a beautiful version of the pintuck option included in the pattern. We asked her to join us on the blog to share how she created such a beautiful feature for her top. One of the great features… read more


Cadence and Harmony, what’s the difference?

Cadence and Harmony, what’s the difference?

Cadence verses Harmony Since Harmony was released last week, several people have asked “Cadence verses Harmony, what’s the difference?” The simple answer, quite a bit! At first glance, Cadence and Harmony look very similar, however, they are quite… read more


Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 5

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 5

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 5 Today is the final official day of the Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along. If you have any questions that we may have missed, please post them in the comments below, or you can post them in our Facebook Support Group. Today, we are going… read more


Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 4

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 4

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 4 We are wrapping up the official sewing portion of the Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along today! Grab your shawl collar pieces or your hood and band pieces and let’s finish those cardigans! The instructions for assembling the shawl… read more

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 3

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 3 The live recordings of the Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along has been so much fun! Today is day 3 and we are going to focus on assembling the side seam, the vent and hemming. Today, we are focusing on sewing up the side seams and… read more


Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 2

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 2

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 2 Welcome to day 2 of the Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along! If you missed yesterday’s post, you can find it here.  Today, we will be tackling the pockets and sewing the back and shoulder seams and attaching the sleeves.  But first,… read more


Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 1

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day 1

Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along Day One Welcome to day one of the Boyfriend Cardigan Sew Along. Join us while we break down the Boyfriend Cardigan pattern and spend the week sewing! The cardigans make a GREAT transitional piece that can help carry your wardrobe from one… read more


Shopping for Athletic Fabric

Shopping for 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… read more


La Bella Donna Hack: The Woven Kimono

La Bella Donna Hack: The Woven Kimono

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… read more

Meet Tami

My passion is to design user-friendly, digital sewing patterns that help you create the modern, comfortable clothes that will become your wardrobe staples. Whether you are a master sewist or a complete novice, my goal is for you to enjoy the entire sewing process from the time you click “download” until the wearer is twirling around in the final fitting.

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