Canadian Pattern Designer blog tour: What I’ve Made

Ok, so originally my goal was to make one pattern from each of the designers on the tour. But then hubby lost his job and I needed to work full-time for a few months so I barely had a chance to sew (especially since on my days off, Miss V would be sooooo clingy). I went back to working part-time at the beginning of June so I’ve had a bit more free time, but working on this tour took up a lot of my me time so I didn’t have a chance to sew too much.

I did however, manage to sew up the Starfish shorts from Gracious Threads.


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Tour Stops: Sew Far North and AmandaRose


First up we have AmandaRose with a cute Ponderosa dress:




I love how she played around with the pattern and got her daughter involved with designing the dress! Go check it out here.

Here are the other stops on the E&E tour:

June 25: Sprouting JubeJube – June 27: Mae & K

And don’t forget to read the interview and enter the giveaway here! There’s a discount code too good until tomorrow night, so you don’t want to miss out on that either!

Today is also the last stop on the Closet Case Files tour! Check out the pretty Nettie that Patricia of Sew Far North made:






She did an amazing job! Go read her post 🙂

Did you miss one of the other reviews? Here they are below:

Gloria June  –  Rebel & Malice

Since it’s the last day of the Closet Case Files tour you don’t want to miss out on entering the giveaway!

Filles à Maman: Pattern Revolution and PhatQuarters

Today is the first stop on the Filles à Maman mini tour!
There are two posts for today: PhatQuarters and the team at Pattern Revolution.

Up first we have Gemia of PhatQuarters:



What a pretty trio of Extraordinary Girl tops! I love how they coordinate and I love that fabric! (Gemia also sells fabric btw). Go read her post here!


Next is the team from Pattern Revolution:


They are the cutest! Pattern Revolution is run by Robin, and they often feature pattern reviews on their blog done by their review team (with lots of pretty photos), as well as tutorials, sew alongs and more. Check out their review here!

These great bloggers will also be showcasing their versions of a Filles à Maman pattern:

June 23: Sew Starly – June 24: House of Estrela
(see the full tour schedule here)

Filles à Maman is giving away one PDF pattern of choice!! Go here to read the interview and enter the giveaway! (There’s also a discount code for 30% off!!)

Don’t forget to link up anything you’ve sewn up recently by any of the featured designers!! You could win a prize package with a retail value of over $300!! Go here to link up!