Love That Look: Samson Zipper Hack

Love Notions Samson zipper hoodie hack

Samson Zip Hoodie Hack This Samson zipper tutorial has been a loooong time coming! I’m going to show you how to turn the fabulous (affil) Samson Sweater into a zipper hoodie. Because, I turn everything into a hoodie. ūüėČ

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Pattern altering for height

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Love Notions patterns are drafted for the 5’5″ woman. Pattern altering is easy even if you are shorter or taller than that standard. Ladies patterns include a lengthen/short line. Additionally,¬†bust, waist and hip lines are also marked to¬†make it even easier and more exact to adjust for height. A good rule of thumb for adding or removing length is to add/subtract...Read More

Best fabrics for a stunning Terra Tunic

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One of the great things about the new Terra Tunic is the variety of fabrics it can be made from. Unlike the popular Laundry Day Tee, the Terra Tunic does not require a certain amount of drape to look flattering. Pull out your double knits and cotton/lyrca– the Terra Tunic is an excellent pattern for those! Terra Tunic fabric recommendations are medium weight knits...Read More

Love that Look – Willow Wrap Dress

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Love that Look: Willow Dress with a Collar The other day I found myself (as I often do) browsing Pinterest for some wrap dress style inspirations, when I came across a few wrap and faux wrap dresses with collar so I knew I just had to make myself one! In today’s blog I’ll show you how I achieved this timeless look using the Willow Wrap Dress pattern and this...Read More

Willow Wrap Dress Pattern Hack: Adding Flutter Sleeves

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How to add Flutter Sleeves to the Willow Wrap Dress Last week, Jess from Gracious Threads shared a gorgeous bridesmaid dress using the Willow Wrap Dress with added flutter sleeves she created in the Love Notions Patterns Support Group. Today, she is here to share with us how she created the flutter sleeves. Thank you so much, Jess for joining us!

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Love That Look; Sloane Hoodie Hack

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Love That Look: Sloane Hoodie Hack I am so excited to be able to introduce to you, a new series, “Love that Look”! In this series, we will be featuring guest bloggers sharing looks they found on Pinterest, Instagram, store websites, catalogues, where ever the place may be, and how they used Love Notions Patterns to re-create it! Today, I will be sharing how I...Read More

Laundry Day Tee High/Low Hack

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I have another easy hack for the Laundry Day Tee today- customizing the hem to be high/low. You’re going to be shocked at how easy this is! This high/low pattern hack will work with just about any top or dress you have. I’m using the Laundry Day Tee for this example. If you haven’t already purchased this pattern be sure to join the¬†Pattern Support group¬†to...Read More

Feature Friday: Holiday Bluezettes + How to turn the add-on into a topper

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Ah, the holidays…that lovely time of year when we all make pretty dresses and then wear them twice before relegating them back to the dart recesses of the closet. Admittedly, I don’t usually make holiday dresses for my daughter and myself each year for exactly that reason. ¬†But when I had the opportunity to feature the Love Notions Bluezette dress¬†(affiliate...Read More

Feature Friday-Tessa Sheath Dress + Sybil Pleated Skirt

Tessa Sybil Feature Friday

Hi y’all! I’m Courtney from The Wholesome Mama and I am super excited to share with you the Tessa Sheath Dress today! I tested the sister pattern, the Tabitha Top, and oogled over the gorgeous dresses¬†made in testing.¬†I never thought I could pull it off for my shape. Fast forward a few months…I was browsing Pinterest for inspiration for a dress to wear...Read More

Whistler fabric shopping

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Narrowing down the right fabric for the new Whistler Pull-over and Hoodie was a bit of a challenge. It is intended to be worn over light layers like a tshirt or cami. I wanted it to be comfortable with layers but also work with a wide variety of fabrics and not look sloppy. I think my testers and I found a happy medium. On page four of the pattern I give specific instructions...Read More

Feature Friday- Tabitha Top

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Hey Love Notions Lovelies! I am Eleri from Sew and Tell Project and I am so excited to share a fun little pattern hack on the Tabitha top with you today! The Tabitha top is a casual, relaxed tee with two neckline options (bateau or scooped), five sleeve lengths, and three hem options! Today I am introducing another simple hem option that you can use to get even more out...Read More

Pull Over Dashing Vest Hack

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It’s November and the holidays are upon us! For us, it also means concert season. Each year, Thomas works with me to design his concert look. This year he requested a pull over vest. His exact words were something like “A shirt, with no sleeves, that’s cozy and you pull over your head and wear on top of the other shirt.” I took that as a sweater vest....Read More

Feature Friday- Blissful Blazer

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Hi!¬† I’m Tami from SewSophieLynn and I’m excited to be sharing a new to me Love Notions pattern.¬† The Blissful Blazer has always caught my eye but I was super intimidated at the thought of actually sewing a blazer- tell me I’m not alone ūüėČ

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Feature Friday: Maxx-ine slim-fit pants

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Hi! ¬†I’m Shelly from Sew Shelly Sew and I’m excited to bring you this week’s Feature Friday, The Maxx-ine Slim-Fit Pants & Skirt Pattern. ¬†Guess what?! ¬†The pattern is on sale for just $6 today only! ¬†

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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

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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.

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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. ūüėČ ¬†I’ve made it dozens of times...Read More

Trendy Tunic into hoodie pattern hack

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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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