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Such a Cute Cloudberry Collection

We don't often have (take) the time to work on extra projects. The time it takes just to work on the ideas in our heads is non-existent so we rarely feel like shifting focus. But as we are coming close to 10,000 members in our Sofiona Sewing Group on Facebook, we did feel like doing something special. Now, we have quite a few special things planned for the next few months as we make our way t…

The Miss Tamarack Tights

Some of the testers are on to me. They've clued in that when Sherri says "no" she's really taking the time to mull it over till the time is right. IF the time is right, I tend to cave. I said no every time someone asked me if the Tamarack tights would be moved into the junior miss size chart. And I meant it, actually. I didn't think I could do it, to be honest, and yet here we are and I feel like…

Caribou/PDF Pattern/Sofiona Designs

This pattern started off as an idea for a shirt, but quickly extended into a dress too so it could be a full outfit. The idea was to create something cozy but with a clean elegant look to it. The knit fabric and slightly loose fit provide the "cozy" while the high neckline, bishop sleeves and optional cuff details add to the elegance. This pattern is available in both our girls and junior…

Clover and Rose Hip Grow Up/Sofiona Designs

I feel like these latest 2 releases finish off a year or more of work. Even though I've worked on other patterns throughout this time, Clover and Rose Hip have been on my work "desk" for this past year. The girls' version came out in Spring of 2020 and now we have the junior miss versions. I'm ready to relive some of my less tragic 80's moments in this slightly retro style. Since we've got 2 patt…

A Closet Full of Tundras/Sofiona Designs

Small secret. When I released Tundra I kinda brushed it off as a "meh" pattern that a few people might like. I had no idea it was going to be so well loved! So I decided to go ahead and make a Miss Tundra and this pattern is so addicting!! I've made many already and have no plans to stop. That's a phrase I read a lot on FB - "I'm going to make a million!" - and maybe people really do, but THIS is…

The Cranberry Dress/PDF Pattern/Sofiona Designs

I love holiday dresses. There's just something exciting about making something fancy and perhaps a little over the top...even if it's not totally practical. For a couple years now I've wanted to design a dress that would work for everyday, but also have the look and feel of something that could be "glammed up". Since I specifically had Christmas in mind at the time, I knew I wanted to call it…