Author: Jen Dwyer

Girl’s Dress Pattern…Sophie’s Scoop Back with Riviera Fabric

Girls dress patterns

Last week I got to play with the beautiful Riviera collection fabric from Hawthorne Threads.  It was the perfect choice for Sophie’s dress pattern from Simple Life Pattern Co. I have long been in love with Hawthorne Threads and am so glad they were able to sponsor this post. We just love these adorable dresses!

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Author: Jen Dwyer

The Waterfall Raglan Girls Top + A Giveaway!

waterfall raglan sewing inspiration

This post is sponsored by Stylish Fabric and Chalk and Notch Patterns. Today I’m so happy to share with you this adorable and oh so versatile sewing pattern for girls, The Waterfall Raglan by Chalk & Notch! You may have noticed that this top looks very similar to one that I was wearing a few posts

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Author: Jen Dwyer

Author: Jen Dwyer

Spring Dress Pattern for Girls

Maisie dress violette field threads

I have been a big fan of Violette Field Threads patterns and tutorials for a couple years now…I have sewed up several (many?) of their patterns and they are so inspiring and well done.   I love that they include real pictures for each step of the pattern.  The pictures make it very easy to

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Author: Jen Dwyer

T-shirt Dress Pattern by Brindille & Twig

knit dress pattern

I have been a big fan of Brindille & Twig for quite awhile now. Melissa makes adorable sewing patterns for baby and little kids. I just love using knit fabrics to sew for this age. My daughters are five and eight and really started loving my sewing creations when I started using more knits. I

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Author: Jen Dwyer

Women’s Waterfall Raglan by Chalk and Notch Patterns

waterfall raglan sewing pattern

Last week I had a chance to make several new tops for myself using the Women’s Waterfall Raglan pattern by Chalk and Notch. This pattern is so versatile, you can make a top or a dress, and the sleeves come in short, 3/4, and long sleeves. You can also add a little pocket if you

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Author: Jen Dwyer

Crochet for Beginners: Rocky Ridge Scarf Video Course

crochet scarf pattern

Today I’m happy to announce my second video course on Skillshare!  If you joined me for my first course, The Weekend Throw, we had a great time making a super cozy and quick blanket from thick wool yarn.  In today’s class, I teach you how to make this warm and cozy scarf that is full

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Author: Jen Dwyer

Plum Creek Cowl Crochet Pattern

Cowl crochet pattern

I am so excited to bring to you the Plum Creek Cowl, my newest crochet pattern.  When I found this beautiful basketweave stitch (see how-to video below), I just knew I had to try it with super bulky yarn.  This stitch pattern creates such a textured yet simple design that elevates any crochet piece to

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Author: Jen Dwyer

Crochet Pillow Cover Free Pattern

crochet pillow cover

I just love the look of crocheted or knitted pillow covers… They add so much texture and warmth to a sofa or bed.  I’ve been wanting one of my own for a long time, so of course I had to make one myself.  I used super bulky yarn and some wooden buttons for a natural

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Author: Jen Dwyer

Video Course: Cozy Weekend Throw

crochet throw pattern

Today I’m excited to announce my first ever video crochet course! I created an eight part, 23 minute video series on how to create this cozy textured blanket. The videos come with a free PDF that gives you all the information you need to make this blanket in many sizes, from baby blanket to bedspread.

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