The Forget-me-not Patterns Blog

  • Get inspired by our latest Clementine photoshoot + tips!

    Time to celebrate the brand new images of the Clementine dress and top! If you haven't got your Clementine dress and top pattern yet, you can buy it here. And YES, just like our Valerie photo launch, there is a sale! Get 15% off Clementine all week - just use code YAYCLEMENTINE at checkout to get your discount (offer ends on March 3rd). 

    Read on to see the new pics as well as the fabric details, and some tips!

  • How to underline a garment, plus some mistakes to avoid!

    Underlining a garment  Today in honour of the beautiful new Valerie sample from our photoshoot, I am sharing some underlining tips for you! And of...
  • Check out our latest photoshoot + tips for your Valerie dresses!

    Here they are, photos from our official Valerie photoshoot! If you haven't got your Valerie dress pattern yet, you can buy it here. And I've got great news for you - to celebrate our gorgeous new images, you can get 15% off Valerie all week by putting YAYVALERIE in at checkout (offer ends on February 18)!

    Without further ado, let's hear all about these Valeries, learn some sewing tips, and get some inspiration along the way.

  • Fitting tips: Fix a tilting side seam

    Help, my side seam is tilting!

    Today's tip is about fit. Does this look familiar? I deliberately set this mannequin up with the skirt fitting badly to illustrate a common problem - a tilting skirt.  So, let’s say your fit looks like this poor mannequin. What’s happening, and how do we fix it? 

  • Tips for your twin needle

    Even if you only have a standard sewing machine, you can still achieve a lovely finish on your knits. Read on for my top twin-needle tips.