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Classic Tee : Knot Front Tee Hack!

Classic Tee : Knot Front Tee Hack!

Turn the Classic Tee into a Knot Front Tee! Hello! I’m Sneha Monga, of Sewingcurves.com. I’m a sewist, artist, mom and late night snacker. Love Notions patterns are my favorites, drafted well and simple to sew. I like to find new ways to change up my... read more
Fabric for the Classic Tee

Fabric for the Classic Tee

Classic Tee Hacks Week Do we have a fun week planned for you! We invited our favorite testers to hack the Classic Tee and share how to do it with you! Be sure to stop by everyday so you don’t miss a single look. Today for the Classic Tee Hacks Week, we have Pat,... read more
Cadence Sew Along Day 3

Cadence Sew Along Day 3

Welcome to sewing day!! It’s day 3 of the Cadence Sew Along and we are ready to sew! If you are just joining us, don’t worry, you can catch up with day one and day two and still sew along with us. Stay stitching If you are using a particularly loosely... read more
Choosing the Best Pattern Marking Tool

Choosing the Best Pattern Marking Tool

Choosing the Best Pattern Marking Tool With so many great woven patterns now in the Love Notions shop, I figured it was time for a post on pattern marking tools. There are so many different ones to choose from and each one has it’s place. From tailor’s... 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
The Oakley and Acorn Vests: Sewing with Fur and Cuddle Fabrics!

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

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... read more
Printing the large format pattern files

Printing the large format pattern files

Most Love Notions patterns come with a large format pattern file. This is a file you can take or send to a print shop to print out on large sheets of paper. Which means no printing tapes regular sized papers together- score! If you’re working with an adult-sized... read more
Adding thumbhole cuffs to the Sloane Sweater

Adding thumbhole cuffs to the Sloane Sweater

Pattern hacking thumbhole cuffs to the Sloane Sweater What could make the newly re-designed Sloane Sweater even better? The Sloane is already packed with options like a hood, pocket and elbow patches… what’s missing? The answer to that is thumbhole cuffs!... 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
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
Knit fabric resources I love

Knit fabric resources I love

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... read more
Sabrina Slims Sewalong Day 6: inspiration Pinterest style

Sabrina Slims Sewalong Day 6: inspiration Pinterest style

Today is the last day of the sewalong. I’ve really enjoyed working with Kelly and our sponsors, Cali Fabrics & Raspberry Creek Fabrics, putting this SAL together. I hope we’ve held your hand just enough to get you started on sewing your own... read more
Sabrina Sewalong Day 1: Let’s talk about fabric

Sabrina Sewalong Day 1: Let’s talk about fabric

It’s no secret that sewing pants for yourself can be a challenge. With this sewalong (SAL) Kelly and I will be here to hold your hand for those who have never taken the leap into this particular garment. The pants we will be sewing is the newly released Sabrina... read more
Art Gallery Fabric Inspiration for Sybil

Art Gallery Fabric Inspiration for Sybil

Feel the Difference The tag line of Art Gallery Fabric is ‘feel the difference’. I have been sewing, and thus fabric shopping, for many years and let me tell you- you can really feel the difference in quality when you’re working with Art Gallery... read more
Fabric Resources for the Sybil Skirt hidden control top

Fabric Resources for the Sybil Skirt hidden control top

My favorite thing about the Sybil Illusion skirt is the hidden control top panel. I got the idea from my favorite pair of leggings from Lysse. Finding the right fabric was more challenging than drafting the pattern but I have found at least 4 different fabrics that... read more
Picking the right fabric for the free Laundry Day Tee

Picking the right fabric for the free Laundry Day Tee

Selecting the correct fabric for any pattern is an important part in ending up with a garment you love to wear… and is flattering! This is certainly the case with the new Laundry Day Tee. The silhouette of this tee is a swing-y style that really needs a knit... 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
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

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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