The Artist UnSEWn- Charlotte by Tanya Whelan

Free Spirit has sort of cornered the market on roses where fabric is concerned. Some of my favorite Free Spirit artists have done their spin on this lovely bloom, and Tanya Whelan is no exception. In fact, I think it’s safe to say that roses are her specialty. Her latest collection, Charlotte, features the gorgeous…

Skipping Stones

Pattern Mashups have always been something I love to do. Even from the beginning, if I had an idea in my head, I figured out some way to make it come to life with fabric. Sometimes with amazing results…and sometimes with huge flops!

Emory Belle Mashup

I am a fan of taking two patterns that I love and splicing the parts and mashing them together. Frankenstein’s dress, right? I have a regular gig over at Pattern Revolution doing these mashups and I’ve also done several for Izzy & Ivy and I just can’t seem to get enough of them!

Twirly Tallulah

My last post mentioned how much fun I’ve had playing with patterns from my employer, Izzy & Ivy Designs.  While a lot of modern sewists rely heavily on PDF patterns, Izzy & Ivy started out as a paper pattern company.  I have the benefit of drawing from those patterns as well, so I really have…