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The Oakley and Acorn Vests: Sewing with Fur and Cuddle Fabrics!

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Sewing with Fur and Cuddle Fabrics with the Oakley and Acorn Vests Hi! Rachel here today with a post that I have been so excited to share with you all – I’m part of the Love Notions pattern ambassador team, and this past summer I was also selected to be a brand ambassador for Shannon Fabrics, manufacturer of the thickest and most plush minky and faux fur fabrics...Read More

Sloane Tour Day 5

Sloane Tour Day 5 It’s our final day of the Sloane Tour. I have really enjoyed seeing what all the bloggers created. It’s always amazing to me how so many different looks can come from a single pattern. Their personal touches really give Sloane so many looks!

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Sloane Tour Day 4

Sloane Sweater Tour Day 2

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Sloane Sweater Tour Day 2 Didn’t you just LOVE Day 1 of the Sloane Sweater Tour? Well, Day 2 is here and it’s just as amazing!!

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Sloane Tour Day 1

Sloane Tour

Welcome to Day 1 of the Sloane Tour In case you missed it, the Sloane Sweater received an update last month. Sloane now has a hood option, kangaroo pocket AND elbow patches! To make it even more fun, Tami created this amazing thumbhole cuff add on for the Love Notions Bash in October. And to take things to an even more amazing level, the girls’ Sloane was created!...Read More

Origami Blog Tour: Day 5

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Origami Blog Tour: Day 5 Today is the final day of the Origami Blog Tour. Have you grabbed your copy of the pattern yet? Don’t miss out of the special blog tour pricing that ends at midnight tonight! Also, be sure that you have entered our giveaway for your chance to win some great prizes from Simply by Ti and Sly Fox Fabrics along with a $50 gift certificate to Love...Read More

Origami Blog Tour Day 4

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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 Blog Tour Day 1

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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

Hip Hop Tour day five

Hip Hop Tank tour day four

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Hip Hop Tank tour day four Here we are on day four of the Hip Hop Tank tour. Today’s bloggers have more tricks for you for changing up the Hip Hop Tank and you are going to LOVE it! Need to catch up? You can find day one, day two and day three of the tour by clicking the links. Want to make your own Hip Hop Tank for you or your daughter, grab the patterns here! Then...Read More

Welcome to the Hip Hop Tank tour

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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

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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

Love That Look: Bell Sleeve Peplum Top

Bell Sleeve Peplum Top Hi all!  Tami here from SewSophieLynn and I’m excited to be bringing you my Love That Look!  I’ve been loving all the loose peplum tops that are filling up stores and I especially adore those with ruffled sleeves too.

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Bluezette Tour Day 2

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: Nursing Hack for the Laundry Day Tee

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: 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 – Boyfriend cardigan

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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Willow Wrap Dress Pattern Hack: Adding Flutter Sleeves

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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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 Sew a V-Neck

Hello! Kelly here, and today I’m going to show you how to sew a V-neck. Specifically, the Laundry Day Tee V-neck. I’m going to go through the way it is done in the pattern, and then I’m going to show you my little cheater method. Are you ready?

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