Category Archives: Ladies

Sloane Tour Day 3

Sloane Tour Day 3 It’s Wednesday and that means Day 3 of the Sloane tour! Do you have a favorite look that you plan to recreate? If so, tell me int he comments!! I absolutely NEED a hoodie, and a hood with some cording and the flutter sleeves, and the vegan leather accents, and of course one is some gorgeous light sweater fabric and a split hem. So basically, I need...Read More

Cuffed Allegros Joggers

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Cuffed Allegro Joggers Tami from SewSophieLynn here today and I’m excited to share a super easy hack with you!  I love my Allegros and I love my joggers so of course I had to combine the two! A yummy poly rayon french terry from  Raspberry Creek Fabric was perfect for some Allegro Joggers.

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The No-Sweat Sweater Hack!

Lined cardigan DIY

The No-Sweat Sweater Hack In case you haven’t noticed, I’m obsessed with Origami Tunic and Cardigan lately!  I practically have an entire wardrobe of Origami tunics and cardigans and no two are alike!  It’s been really warm in this early part of Fall and my attempt to entice cooler temps our way resulted in these fun, flannel-lined Origami Cardigans!

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Terra Tunic with Grommets

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Terra Tunic with Grommets Hi, Pat here from Seamly Behaviour!  The Terra Tunic is one of my favourite Love Notions patterns.  Simple to sew, but packed with options, it seemed like the perfect vehicle for embellishment!  And what better embellishments than grommets! Let me show you how I created a Terra Tunic with Grommets.

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Origami Blog Tour Day 4

origami tour

Origami Blog Tour: Day 4 We have arrived at day four of the Origami Blog Tour. Have you entered to win the giveaway! You don’t want to miss out on a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Simply by Ti, a mystery pack from Sly Fox Fabrics and a $50 gift certificate from Love Notions! Think of how much fall sewing you would be set for with a prize package like that!!...Read More

Origami Tour Day 3

origami tour

Origami Blog Tour: Day 3 We have hit the halfway point of the Origami Blog Tour! Do you have a favorite? I can’t choose! I have loved each and every thing the bloggers have created! So much inspiration for sewing up some cozy fall clothes! Now if the weather would just cooperate! We are still sitting in the nineties in the Midwest. It’s not right!

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Origami Blog Tour Day 2

origami tour

Origami Blog Tour: Day 2 Welcome to day 2 of the Origami Blog Tour. Today we have three more super cute looks perfect for fall! We even have a great Mommy and Me look to share with you today! 

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Origami Blog Tour Day 1

origami tour

Origami Blog Tour: Day 1 It’s time for another Love Notions Blog Tour!! This week, we will be featuring the Origami. The Origami is available for both ladies and girls. The ladies’ pattern features two styles of tunic, one with a straight hem, one with a handkerchief hem and a cardigan. The girls’ Origami is one version with the handkerchief hem. Both patterns...Read More

Lace Luna Cami and Neckline Alterations

How to Add Lace to the Luna Cami The Luna Cami is definitely one of the hidden gems in the Love Notions collection. Who doesn’t love the ability to make a custom fitting cami that coordinates with anything your heart desires?! Today, we are going to add a feminine touch to Luna with some pretty stretch lace. Are you ready to learn how to create a Lace Luna Cami? Let’s...Read More

Hip Hop Tank Tour Day 2

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Hip Hop Tank tour day 2 It’s day two of the Hip Hop Tank tour. Today we are going to see three more ladies Hip Hop Tanks. If you missed yesterday’s post, you can catch up here. Continue reading to see today’s feature bloggers.

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Welcome to the Hip Hop Tank tour

hip hop tank

Hip Hop Tank tour day 1 Welcome to day 1 of the Hip Hop Tank tour! The Hip Hop Tank has loads of options! Join us as we show them all off to you this week! There may even be a hack or two! You can create a basic tee shirt tailored to your body, a classic tank or sleeveless shirt. Or a show off the fun tulip back detailing with your favorite fabrics. The sleeveless top...Read More

Rhapsody Sew-a-long Day 5: hemming and bias binding tips

Rhapsody sewalong

Rhapsody Sew-a-long Day 5: hemming and bias binding tips Welcome to day 5 of the Rhapsody sew-a-long. Today we will be focusing on the final touches of the blouse, hemming and attaching the bias binding. There are a few tools available that can make these steps easier. But don’t worry! These tools are completely optional. They are NOT a must for sewing a Rhapsody,...Read More

Rhapsody Sewalong Day 1: cutting out your fabric

Rhapsody sewalong

Rhapsody Sewalong Day 1: cutting out your fabric Welcome to day 1 of the Rhapsody sewalong! We have a lot of great things planned for this sewalong. Each day, we will tackle one portion of the pattern. If you can’t sew along with us that day, don’t fret! You will have the weekend to “catch up” with us. When you have finished your Rhapsody, enter a...Read More

Love That Look: Sabrina Maxx + Strappy LDT

Bluezette Tour Day Five

Bluezette Tour Day Five Today is the final day on the Bluezette tour. I hope you have gotten as much inspiration as I have from the incredibly talented bloggers who have joined us! Make sure you have snatched up the Bluezette pattern to create your own closet full of dresses this summer! The sale price will run through tomorrow. Today’s bloggers have a special treat...Read More

Bluezette Tour Day 3

It’s Day THREE of the Bluezette Blog Tour Have you been following along with us on the Bluezette tour? So much great inspiration is happening on this tour. It makes me want to wear dresses all summer long! And with so many options with Bluezette, and all the smashing and hacking going on, no two dress would be the same!

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Bluezette Blog Tour

Welcome to the Bluezette Blog Tour Can you believe it’s been 2 years since the Bluezette pattern was released? So crazy! It’s time to celebrate Bluezette with a little blog tour! This pattern is available in both girls and ladies sizes and is the perfect dress for summer. I can’t wait to see what the bloggers created. Get ready to see some amazing dresses...Read More

Love That Look: Classic Tee

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

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

Mommy and Me dresses

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

Love That Look: Bluezette Inspiration

Bluezette Willow Hack

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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Love That Look: Tessa with Fisheye Dart Swayback Adjustment

Love That Look - Tessa by Mac of Harper+Lu

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

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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Best fabrics for a stunning Terra Tunic

terra tunic fabric sources

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