Canyon Cardigan: How to Create a Wardrobe Staple

How to create a wardrobe staple with Canyon Cardigan

Acorn Vest + Minky & Cuddle Fabric

Learn how to get the free Acorn Vest (view A) and make a fur vest your kiddo will love! This is a special partnership with Shannon Fabrics, makers of Luxe Cuddle, Faux Fur, and minky fabric.

Octave Sew Along Day Five

Octave Sew Along Day Five

It's the final day of the Octave Coat Sew Along. It's a very exciting day! Today is the day we assemble our lining and attach it to our coat. The Octave Coat is completely lined enclosing all the seams. This gives you a professional clean finish that will make...

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How to Colorblock

How to Colorblock

Ever wondered how to colorblock when you're sewing? Colorblocking is a huge trend right now and the Vanguard Kit is the *perfect* pattern to experiment with it. Katie Kimmell has you covered with this awesome fabric tutorial and hack! Thanks for the inspiring post,...

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Octave Sew Along Day Four

Octave Sew Along Day Four

Day four of the Octave Sew Along is a big day! Today, we will be attaching our collars. The Octave Coat has two options, a shawl collar or an oversized hood option. I'll be showing you how to sew the shawl collar today for photo purposes. The hood is exactly the same,...

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Octave Sew Along Day Three

Octave Sew Along Day Three

Day three of the Octave Sew Along is pretty straight forward. Today, we will be sewing an attaching the sleeves of our coats. If you haven't sewn a set in sleeve, you don't want to miss today's post! Sewing a set in sleeve If you began your sewing journey sewing...

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Octave Sew Along Day Two

Octave Sew Along Day Two

The Octave Sew Along is live and it's time to start sewing! Today, we will be assembling the body of our Octave Coats. The beautiful lines of the Octave Coat may look like a complicated sew, but I'm here to tell you that it's easier than it looks! Even a confident...

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Octave Sew Along Day One

Octave Sew Along Day One

It's Octave Sew Along Week here at Love Notions! Here in the Midwest, the air is starting to cool, just a bit, and that means that fall is right around the corner. What a perfect time to sew the Octave Coat! Let's get ready for apple cider, boots, and the changing...

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How to keep a growth mindset in sewing

How to keep a growth mindset in sewing

Do you have a growth mindset when it comes to sewing? Katie's post here really resonates for anyone who struggles with setbacks, disappointments and sewing mistakes. Whether you are designing a pattern, testing a pattern, sewing up a pattern, or even just...

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Cadence Sleeve Hacks and Neckline Hacks

Cadence Sleeve Hacks and Neckline Hacks

So, you saw a cool new style in RTW like sleeve ties or a notched neckline. You know you can hack those details but what tried and true pattern will be the foundation? Try Cadence Top and Dress. Here, Anjori shows how it's the perfect blank canvas for all those...

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Trendy Tunic Dress

Trendy Tunic Dress

Learn how to make a dress-length Trendy Tunic from Ilse! She shows how to lengthen, sew, and style this fun, versatile pattern. How to make a Dress Length Trendy Tunic for Fall Hello everybody, here Ilse from @sewsewilse. I’m glad to be here again on the Love Notions’...

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How to coordinate clothes for family photos

How to coordinate clothes for family photos

It's that time of year when many are thinking about the annual family photo! The biggest question is usually "But what are we all gonna wear?" Kim from Dorothy's Daughter on Youtube is here with tons of tricks and tips for coordinating attire in family photos. And...

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Where to Shop for Fabric Online

Where to Shop for Fabric Online

If you are like me, you might think shopping for fabric is one of the most fun parts of sewing. I think a lot of us feel this way! However, with all of the options for fabric shopping out there, I've noticed that we often hear some version of this question: "Where...

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How to Make a Sewing Space Anywhere

How to Make a Sewing Space Anywhere

Are you looking for inspiration on how to make a sewing space? Maybe you have recently started sewing and need to organize your set up, or maybe you've downsized or relocated and need to re-configure your space. No matter your situation, Noreen is here to show off her...

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Kickin’ it with the Cartwheel Collection

Kickin’ it with the Cartwheel Collection

Join Koe on the first stop of the Love Notions Blog Tour to celebrate "Sewing Happy" and the opening of our new Workshop location. Koe is showing how to make mask-wearing fun for kids by using their imaginations! Check out this Cartwheel Collection twist on a spy...

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Love Notions Workshop and Blog Tour

Love Notions Workshop and Blog Tour

Love Notions Workshop and Blog Tour We are celebrating our move to the new Love Notions Workshop! Soon, we hope to invite all of you here for classes, workshops, and open sewing space. These giant cutting tables are just waiting for you! For now, we are celebrating...

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