Saturday Musings: Where’s My Size?

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Recently, there’s been much discussion in the online sewing community around inclusive sizing. From the #sewmysize hashtag on Instagram, to the increasing use of the ZOZOSUIT to generate accurate measurements, we’re talking about our bodies’ numbers – and demanding they be accounted for in the patterns we buy. This is pretty cool! I love that […]

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Vogue, Spring 2016

Yay! New Vogue patterns. V1490 is so pretty! I feel like women of all ages and sizes could wear this dress and look fabulous in it. Maybe not in baby pink, but can you imagine this in black? Wowsa! V1486 is effortlessly cool, and again, something I think would work well on women of all […]

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Saturday Musings: Boycott Thoughts

Earlier this month, Chastity of Garnerstyle wrote an open letter to Target, with the conclusion that she’d be boycotting their stores for not giving plus sizes any real attention. The tipping point for her was that their latest designer collabo does not come in plus sizes. She encouraged readers to join in her boycott. As […]

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Hot Patterns — So Hot!

Okay duckies, here’s brand number three of my recent independent pattern company discoveries: Hot Patterns! It’s designed by a London native living in the US (Florida), and has been around for almost ten years. (Another Brit, hmmmm … wonder if I should actively seek out British designers.)   Firstly and foremostly, I check to see […]

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