I admire Marilla Walkers patterns for their originality and clever drafting, but they’re not my usual style. The Sailor top won me over because of it’s simplicity. It’s a free, one-size pattern that is drafted without any curves. The sleeves and bodice are just squares and rectangles. Just check out that flat lay, so cool! Shape (and room to move) are given by the triangle shoulder insets and the underarm gusset. A striped fabric is the perfect companion to this top, as it highlights the geometric shapes beautifully.Continue reading
Today I want to show you a very simple trick especially for all the nursing moms out there. It’s not easy to find clothing that is warm and nursing friendly in the winter and that is not a giant sweater. I have those too, but I’m always annoyed by all the fabric bunching when I hike them up. Plus, my girl likes to pull on my clothing while nursing so I keep pulling it back up and out of her face. The best thing would be a sweater that has easy access through the front so you don’t have all that fabric. The Jasper is perfect for this as I’ll show you below!Continue reading
Over the years we’ve gotten some requests for our patterns in French and German, and I’m happy to announce that we’ve made that happen! The Jasper Sweater & Dress has been translated into both German and French. The Jade Skirt and Zircon Sweater have been translated into French, and the Opal Cardigan has been translated into German. We might add more patterns if there is enough demand.
To celebrate this event, take 10% off the translated patterns! Use the coupon code FRDE to get your discount. Sale ends Friday March 10th 2017, 00:00 CET.Continue reading