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Miss Wood Lily

These pants were first thought up as one part of a full outfit after perusing a couple online RTW stores to see what teens were buying these days. There were so many fitted crop top options being offered, but we didn't feel inspired to make a pattern for one ourselves. So what then? How about the rest of the outfit instead?!?! We imagined a high waisted pair of pants (maybe even with a bit of…

The Miss Limestone Coat/Cardigan

We fell in love with the general shape of the Miss Limestone right from the start but went back and forth on whether it should be a coat or a cardigan. In the end we decided there HAD to be a way to make it work as either one.As a coat it works well with a number of different woven fabrics. Try out a colourful plaid flannel, a luxurious wool, canvas with a fun print, etc. As a cardigan it is d…

Minnow Swimsuit

It's swimsuit season! (Or so I've heard.....we DID just get another dumping of snow earlier this week.) Last year we didn't actually have a new swim pattern and it felt a little weird so this year we decided to make two: The Minnow and the Pike! You can read more about the Pike Swimsuit on the blog post HERE. Or keep reading below to learn a bit more about Minnow. Check out these cute…

Is Birch the New Tundra/PDF Pattern/Sofiona Designs

No, I'm not talking about a Toyota here (even though my husband and I have been stalking the new 2022 Tundra release - I'm liking the blue colour.) Our Tundra pattern has been a favourite for many people and I can list off a few closets that I know are full of them. But now we have Birch and with its relaxed fit and quick construction my own closet is starting to show that Tundra has some competit…

The Miss Haze is Fashionably Late/Sofiona Designs

Why don't things go the way I want!? So many plans. So many wrenches thrown into said plans. But when it comes to releasing a pattern I need to feel confident and Miss Haze was not in that place when we released the girls' size Haze. Now we've gone through a few more changes and I can finally say I feel ready to pass this on to you. For all the info on the girls' Haze please see the blog post A W…

A Woven Dress Called Haze/Sofiona Designs

I’m writing from the smoky… one might say “hazy”…. outdoors of a northern Manitoba campground. Forest fires are causing the skies to be a bit extra hazy today and we’re hoping and praying for rain. Not something one typically wants when camping, but we need it. Today we’re hanging out in the dining tent and enjoying a lazy day doing some computer work and I’m doing my laziest best to still get a p…