February 25, 2020
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!
February 20, 2020
What is underlining? In short, underlining is a layer of fabric underneath your main fabric, that you treat as one with the main. With underlining, you essentially create your own 2-ply fabric. It's different to lining, as lining is like a separate unit that is only attached to the main in a few key areas.
February 11, 2020
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.
December 19, 2019
December 10, 2019
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?
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!
October 22, 2019
Welcome Sabrina! 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!
August 20, 2019
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!
July 22, 2019
July 15, 2019