Recently I’ve made a lot more wardrobe orphans than usual (light sky-ish blue pants that don’t go with any of my tops being a prime example) and I’ve also not been sketching my makes as much. I’d like to start doing that more, both before I cut-and-sew but also before I purchase fabric. Hopefully this… Continue reading MyBodyModel for plus-size sketching
The pattern roundup today features patterns which are available up to at least a 50″ bust or hip. Ultimately, I’d like to use the 60″ standard that’s been set by the knitting world, but at the moment that’d make for a pretty small list. Neither this roundup nor any future roundup will include pattern companies… Continue reading Sunday Plus-Size Pattern Roundup #9
The Ashton top from Helen’s Closet has been out for a while now and I finally caved and purchased the pattern as a possible replacement for the Cashmerette Springfield Top, which fits great, but is a bit too fitted for my tastes (I want something boxier).
Number 1, The Lodo Dress Lodo Dress from True Bias If you’re looking for some Lodo inspiration then you should check out The Green Violet’s Grey dress Number 2, The Fremantle Pants Fremantle Pants from Elbe Textiles Fremantle inspiration can be found from TheLadyWhoLunches, ChucklesPoncho, SewnInSeattle, SewedItMyself, and the Instagram hashtag in general Number 3,… Continue reading Sunday Plus-Size Pattern Roundup #8
We recently launched some bonus long-sleeve pieces to accompany the Torrens Box Top pattern from Muna and Broad. Since our summer hasn’t been particularly warm, I went a little sewing-crazy adding new sleeves of various kinds to my wardrobe! Rather than post about all of them, I thought that a round-up post might be in… Continue reading Torrens Box Top adventures
The roundup for this Sunday featured a selection of patterns that aren’t new, you’re not likely to have missed their arrival but maybe they’ve fallen off your radar in the meantime? I often find myself purchasing (and sometimes even immediately printing) patterns which take my fancy, and then they sit, waiting for inspiration to strike.… Continue reading Sunday Plus-Size Pattern Roundup #7
Number 1, The Roscoe Blouse Hello readers and hello 2020! Here’s the first pattern roundup for the New Year! I love the colour scheme that this weeks post captures, and hope that you’ll find some patterns of interest! Roscoe Blouse & Dress from True Bias Released late in 2019 in extended sizes, the Roscoe Blouse… Continue reading Sunday Plus-Size Pattern Roundup #6