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Back to School Sewing for Girls

Back to School Sewing for Girls

In case you haven’t heard, it is already back to school shopping season! There is no better time to find some awesome new sewing patterns for your girls. As summer quickly draws to a close, it is time to get your kid’s school wardrobe organized. No matter... read more
Cadence Sew Along Day 4

Cadence Sew Along Day 4

We are moving right along in the Cadence Sew Along and today we are on day four. Today our focus is on sewing the side seams and vents as well as hemming the bottom of our Cadence dress or top.  Sewing the side seam Yes, we are sewing the side seams before attaching... read more
Sonata Hacks

Sonata Hacks

Sonata Hacks Sonata is the newest pattern from Love Notions and we just LOVE it, especially that neckline! However, what if you want to create a different look? It’s simple! Today, we are going to talk about how to modify the neckline and how to color block a... read more
Sonata Dress Maternity Hack

Sonata Dress Maternity Hack

My youngest sister Tessa has been my faithful model for the past couple of years. She helped me with the Olympia, Forte, Oakley, Allegro, Whistler, etc. Now that’s she expecting her third baby (and my ninth niece!) it was the perfect excuse to add a free... read more
La Bella Donna – colorblock hack

La Bella Donna – colorblock hack

La Bella Donna Colorblock Hack If you’re fan of Joanna Gaines, like I am, you might have noticed she likes her comfortable dolman shirts so it was only natural that as soon as Kelly showed me a picture of a colorblocked dolman tee that she was wearing I had to... read more
How to add godets to a hem

How to add godets to a hem

Hi, I’m Beth from French Seams Boutique and Sly Fox Fabrics. Let’s talk about throwback dresses. Vintage is great, but what can be even better is a brand new dress with that vintage flare! Today we’re going to show you how to create godets, or little pie-shaped... read more
Rhapsody Sewalong Day 3: french seams and dress hack

Rhapsody Sewalong Day 3: french seams and dress hack

Here we are on day 3 of the Rhapsody Blouse sewalong! So far you’ve cut your pattern pieces and assembled the yoke. That wasn’t too hard, right?! Today we’re going to cover two things: french seams and the dress hack. When you first learned to sew... read more
Rhapsody Sewalong

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!... read more
Bluezette Tour Day Five

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... read more
Bluezette Tour Day 3

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... read more
Bluezette Blog Tour

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... read more
How-To: Tessa Peekaboo Dress

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... read more
Love That Look: Mommy and Me Swing Dresses

Love That Look: Mommy and Me Swing 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... read more
Love That Look: Bluezette Inspiration

Love That Look: Bluezette Inspiration

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. Lindsay made a gorgeous dress perfect for spring using both Bluezette and Willow Wrap patterns.... read more
Olympia Fabric Choices

Olympia Fabric Choices

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... read more
Love That Look: Tessa with Fisheye Dart Swayback Adjustment

Love That Look: Tessa with Fisheye Dart Swayback Adjustment

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... read more
Love That Look: Sybil, Luna, Margot Smash

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... read more
Love that Look – Willow Wrap Dress

Love that Look – Willow Wrap Dress

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... read more
Willow Wrap Dress Pattern Hack: Adding Flutter Sleeves

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

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

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... read more

Meet Tami

My passion is to design user-friendly, digital sewing patterns that help you create the modern, comfortable clothes that will become your wardrobe staples. Whether you are a master sewist or a complete novice, my goal is for you to enjoy the entire sewing process from the time you click “download” until the wearer is twirling around in the final fitting.

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