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How to wear and style the Ravinia Skirt

How to wear and style the Ravinia Skirt

Wearing a skirt can sometimes be a tricky thing. Not every top looks good with a skirt, especially the maxi length skirt. There are even misconceptions that only tall people can wear maxi skirts. Not true! It’s all about pairing the skirt with the right top.... 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
Cadence and Harmony, what’s the difference?

Cadence and Harmony, what’s the difference?

Cadence verses Harmony Since Harmony was released last week, several people have asked “Cadence verses Harmony, what’s the difference?” The simple answer, quite a bit! At first glance, Cadence and Harmony look very similar, however, they are quite... read more
Shopping for Athletic Fabric

Shopping for Athletic Fabric

Shopping for Athletic Fabric After the release of the Thomas Track Pants, the question came up, “Where can I buy athletic fabric?” The answer, sooooo many places! It’s really out there! You just need to know what you are looking for. So today, we are... 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
Best fabrics for a stunning Terra Tunic

Best fabrics for a stunning Terra Tunic

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... read more
Whistler fabric shopping

Whistler fabric shopping

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... read more
Skater skirt release freebie

Skater skirt release freebie

Did you see the release of the Skater Skirt yesterday? And it’s FREE for Facebook Group members! So hop over and join and then snag that puppy up! It’s so quick and easy to sew and I’m going to show you just how versatile this beauty is! Hello... read more
An old pattern learns a new trick

An old pattern learns a new trick

The ladies Trendy Tunic was originally released back in the spring of 2014. It was my first ladies pattern and it was the first pattern that I did entirely on my own. My very first pattern, the Everyday Playdress, I contracted out the digitizing. And my second... read more
Get ready for warmer weather with the Summer Caye pattern!

Get ready for warmer weather with the Summer Caye pattern!

Today, the Summer Caye pattern was released for both ladies and girls. This summer my husband and I and one of my sisters and her husband are getting away from it all to Belize. We’ve been planning this jungle & beach vacation for a couple months and the... read more
Introducing the Boyfriend Cardigan + Fabric Resources

Introducing the Boyfriend Cardigan + Fabric Resources

Fall is my favorite season. I love the cooler weather, the food and most of all- the clothes! Layering is so much fun and practical. There’s no such thing as too many sweaters or cardigans or great jeans in my mind. With those things in mind I designed the... read more
Introducing patterns number 30 and 31!

Introducing patterns number 30 and 31!

If you subscribe to the Love Notions Newsletter you’ve already seen that I’ve pulled a fast one and released two patterns this morning! These patterns are my thirty and thirty-first official patterns. That’s pretty cool! Both of these patterns are on... read more
New Pattern Release + Riley Blake Knit Tour = Perfection

New Pattern Release + Riley Blake Knit Tour = Perfection

Riley Blake contacted me about being in their Knit blog tour a few weeks ago and I jumped at the chance. I admit, I’m somewhat of a knit fabric connoisseur. I’ve been sewing with knits for over 10 years and have come across some awesome fabrics as well as... read more
Love Notions Challenge– zippers!

Love Notions Challenge– zippers!

I know what you’re thinking- zippers? Nooooo! That was my thought when I was approached to participate in the Designer’s Challenge. I’ve been sewing since my teens and I still don’t love zippers. They’re just not my favorite. Which makes... read more
Shopping for Samson’s Sweater

Shopping for Samson’s Sweater

As I was designing the first boy’s pattern, the Samson Sweater, I searched high and low for the perfect fabric. In my mind I was looking for a striped sweatshirt fleece or french terry. Apparently, that doesn’t exist. At least for us at-home sewers. But... read more
The Tuxedo Dress- it has it all!

The Tuxedo Dress- it has it all!

I’ve been a busy bee drafting and sewing lately. The newest Love Notions pattern officially released last week and it was a labor of love. The Tuxedo Dress is my most ambitious pattern yet with 12 sizes, 2 necklines, 5 sleeves, pockets and ruffle hem option.... read more
The Everyday Playdress Pattern

The Everyday Playdress Pattern

Hello and welcome! A little back story on me– I’m Tami the WAHM (work at home mom) behind Dunk-n-Fluff and now my newest project- Love Notions Sewing Patterns. Sewing has been a part of my world since I was a kid and my grandma helped me sew a pair of pajamas... 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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