• Love Notions Forte Pattern Review

    Have you guys been keeping up with the Love Notions size expansion? When I first started sewing, Love Notions was suggested to me, but I was never able to test their patterns out because I was outside of the size range. …until now! For this test, I sewed up the Forte Dress length in view D with bell sleeves. When I first started, I was pretty nervous it wasn’t really going to suit me as it’s fitted at the bust and then it’s relaxed. If you’re thinking that too, my advice is to give it a chance! I also want to throw the word ‘flattering’ in a trash can and…

  • Size Inclusive Company Highlight: Megan Nielsen and the Briar sweater and t shirt

      Hi sewing friends! I’m not sure how many of you that read my blog follow me on Instagram, but a few weeks ago I posted a picture and then brain dumped about an incident that happened in an indie designer’s facebook group. I asked a question in the group about how the way their sizes were named, it gave the false indication that they were a size inclusive company but when you looked at the actual measurements it was a different story. I was met with comments about how I was entitled, and also how if I wanted clothes that fit me I should go learn how to draft…