Chalk and Notch | Joy Pattern Testing

The latest pattern from Chalk and Notch is here and it is SO GOOD! I know I say this literally every time she releases a pattern, but it’s hard not to say when it’s completely true. It’s probably no surprise that I’ve been constantly wearing this jacket since finishing it!

The Joy Jacket is a fully lined, mid-weight jacket with an exposed zipper, optional hood and two pocket options and optional hood and hem drawstrings.  This pattern is named in honor of Emily’s (Enjoyful Makes) mom who used to wear a jacket similar to this.  The love and sentiment that went into this pattern is amazing.

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Coram Dress with Indiesew

Coram Dress with Indiesew

I finally feel like I’m getting into a good groove with choosing patterns that are versatile for me from work to weekend wear and it’s no different with the Coram Dress by Allie Olson of Indiesew. As with her other two patterns, Allie really nailed it with this top/dress pattern between the simple silhouettes and the opportunity to practice valuable sewing techniques. Continue reading “Coram Dress with Indiesew”