Sew a continuous bound placket

December 19, 2019

As you can see, the long sleeve view for Valerie features a sleeve gathered into a cuff. This is definitely one of the trickier parts of the process, as it requires quite a bit of precision! So I decided a video tutorial would be the best way to shed some light on this technique. This clever technique is often used in womenswear.

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Welcome Valerie, our latest pattern!

December 10, 2019

Yes, she has arrived, and you can buy our latest pattern here! This is one of the designs that people have been absolutely clamouring for on social media ever since the sneak peek I shared a while back, so needless to say I'm VERY excited to finally share it with you all, and just in time for Christmas!! Hey speedy sewers, who is thinking they can make theirs in time for the holiday season??

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Fitting tips: Fix a tilting side seam

November 21, 2019

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? 

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Pattern hack! How to create a hem flounce

November 14, 2019

Today I'm going to show you how to create a flounce for the hem of the Sabrina pencil skirt, although you can use this technique for any pattern!  If you haven't already got the Sabrina pencil skirt pattern, you can buy it here. It comes in three different fit styles for different body shapes!

The video has step by step instructions, so check that out first, but there are more details below if you need them! 

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New Pattern Alert! The Sabrina pencil skirt

October 22, 2019

It's here! Forget-me-not's latest pattern is finally available. It's been a long time in the making, and it all stems from the love of getting a great fit. Sabrina comes in three fit styles for different figure types. That's right, three styles of fit, all designed from the ground up! 

Click here to get the pattern, or read on!

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Tips for your twin needle

August 20, 2019

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.

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How to grade between sizes

July 30, 2019

Today we'll be going over a very simple pattern alteration. It is totally normal to span a few different columns on the measurement chart. Everyone's body is unique! 

In the following example, we’ll go over changing the waistline.

Clementine is designed to follow the contours of the body, so let's play to its strengths and get a really great fit!

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How to deepen the cowl neck on Clementine

July 22, 2019

Today we're going to go over how you can customise the Clementine pattern to create a deeper cowl! This technique can also be used on any other pattern you like too, which is very exciting and gives you endless options for creating the cowl of your dreams. Read on for a full photo tutorial.

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How to make a Full Bust Adjustment on a princess seam

July 15, 2019

Today you will learn how to adjust the bust on the Clementine knit dress and top. This tutorial can also be used for other princess-seamed garments too!

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Welcome to the world, Forget-me-not Patterns!

June 21, 2019

Well, it's finally happened. It's been a long time in the making, but Forget-me-not Patterns is here!

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