Love That Look: Nursing Hack for the Laundry Day Tee

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Today’s Love That Look: Nursing Hack for the Laundry Day Tee Hi! I’m Sneha Nirody Monga from Sewingcurves.com, and I’m so glad to be sharing my little hack for the Laundry Day Tee. I’ve recently had a baby, and have found that breastfeeding while out and about is really hard if you don’t wear a special top with nursing access. Such tops often...Read More

Love That Look: Classic Tee

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Today’s Love That Look: The Classic White Tee Hi, I’m Shelly from Sew Shelly Sew (Instagram @sewshellysew)and I admit I have never owned a dolman tee that I liked…until now!  I see so many pictures online of fashionable dolman tees and they look so comfy and stylish on other people, but I’ve always thought they look silly on me.  I have wide,...Read More

How-To: Tessa Peekaboo Dress

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How to create a Tessa Peekaboo Dress The very best kind of hack is a hack that isn’t a hack! Adding a little peekaboo to your Tessa Sheath Dress doesn’t require any pattern modifications at all- you just have to think outside the lines a little. I discovered this secret pattern feature by accident last year because I was trying to do two things at once (scooped...Read More

Love That Look: Mommy and Me Swing Dresses

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Love That Look: Mommy & Me Swing Dresses Hi – I’m Kasey from Ruby Rue Creations and I’m thrilled to be part of the Love Notions Blog, today!  Mother’s Day is just around the corner.  This year I want to go to a fancy brunch at our favorite restaurant.  I spent several hours (okay, days) on Pinterest looking for the perfect dress.  Today, I’m...Read More

How to Sew a Sleeve

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How to Sew a Sleeve on a Knit Shirt Want to sew a Laundry Day Tee but you fear attaching the sleeve? This video tutorial is for you! 

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Love That Look: Bluezette Inspiration

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Love That Look: Bluezette Willow Wrap Hack For today’s Love That Look, we will be hopping over to Doodle Number 5 to see Lindsay’s Bluezette Willow Wrap Hack.

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Olympia Fabric Choices

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How Fabric Affects the Olympia Hi everyone! By now you have seen the amazing (affil) Olympia dress just release from Love Notions. I’m Keri, and I was lucky enough to get chosen as a tester for this pattern. Although I will admit, I was a little intimidated.  I am an experienced seamstress but, I have never had success with V-Necks.  But I dove in and signed up...Read More

Love That Look: Tessa with Fisheye Dart Swayback Adjustment

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Love That Look: Tessa Sheath Dress – with fisheye darts! Hi – it’s Mac of Harper+Lu, guest blogging about the Tessa Sheath Dress.  I have a confession for all of you. Until recently, I hadn’t owned a classic black sheath dress!  I have always loved the simplicity and versatility of a black sheath dress. But, until I tried out the Tessa pattern,...Read More

Love That Look: Sybil, Luna, Margot Smash

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Love that Look: Sybil, Luna, Margot Smash Can you believe that Spring is almost here? This year is just FLYING by already and I just wasn’t prepared for it, however I am preparing my wardrobe for it! Today I am going to be showing you just how easy it is to mash multiple patterns together to create that perfect “Pin-spired” outfit.

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How to Attach a Neckband

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How to attach a neckband Do you need a little help figuring out how to attach the neckband to your Laundry Day Tee? This video will show you just how to do it! This same method is used in the Samson shirt and lot of other shirt patterns. 

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Love that look – Boyfriend cardigan

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Love That Look: The Boyfriend Cardigan Cardigan season is now! So what better way to start building that spring wardrobe than by making a duster length cardi inspired by the all popular “Sarah” cardigan. Today on the blog I will show you how easy it is to get this look using only the Boyfriend cardigan and the instructions included in the pattern!

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Love That Look: Samson Zipper Hack

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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. 😉

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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

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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 😉

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