Dresses · Pattern Testing

Chalk and Notch | Farrah Pattern Testing

I’ve had so much fun having the opportunity to test a few patterns recently and this is no exception! When Gabriela posted the Tester Call on her blog, I jumped at the opportunity. There’s something so exciting about being part of a group of extremely talented ladies, all of whom have amazing sewing blogs and/or Instagram inspiration, to help test a fabulous pattern.  Gabriela is incredibly encouraging and put so much work into the Farrah pattern to make it perfect!

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Dresses · Pattern Testing

Sew Caroline | Coffee Shop Dress Pattern Test

I’m excited to share with you the latest pattern from Sew Caroline: the Coffee Shop Dress!  This will surely be another great addition to your wardrobe and a summer staple.  Why? Because it was 90° when we took these pictures back in February.  FEBRUARY.  There is so much wrong with that, but the Coffee Shop dress makes the heat bearable.

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Pattern Testing · Tops

Sew Caroline | Primrose Peplum Pattern Test

Let me preface this by saying, I’m going to try to contain my excitement and not type in all caps.

A couple weeks ago I saw Caroline posted in her Sew Caroline Facebook group looking for a few pre-testers for the Primrose Peplum.  I thought about it for 0.2 seconds and signed right up.  I had never tested a pattern before, but it has been something I’ve wanted to do. I love Caroline’s patterns so I would have been silly not to sign up!  When I got the email from her I was so excited that I immediately started planning different versions I wanted to make.  I remember seeing the sneak peak she posted last fall and thinking that I’ve been waiting for a pattern just like this. This was such a fun experience to play even the smallest role in the process and it’s one I hope to have again!

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