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Introducing Miss Arctic Fox/Sofiona Designs

This is pretty momentous! We're almost exactly one year from the official opening ceremonies of Sofiona Designs and one of our first patterns was the Arctic Fox Housecoat. Here we are at the start of our second year and with a new beginning we have the Miss Arctic Fox for you in our brand new size range. Photo: Kelle of Just Sew Something With a focus on the girls that are getting to the…

Introducing The Cattail Tank/Sofiona Designs

Cattail was first drafted as a tank top to pair with the Tamarack Tights that Sherri had been planning since before Sofiona Designs first launched. As we got close to being ready to post our tester calls Sherri looked at the tank and said "I think this should be a (maxi) dress too". She was so right. And I love last minute, late night work (said no one ever). All the same, I made the necessary…

Introducing Tamarack Tights/Sofiona Designs

A long time ago I had this idea for a pair of work-out style tights for Sofiona. But it took Trish suggesting that we work on a small activewear collection for the new year that forced me to actually focus attention on them properly. Of course, a year later a few other ideas have altered my original draft, but I hope you like what I came up with. Continue reading to see what we found during testin…

Introducing Miss Bonfire/Sofiona Designs

Well, people asked and we listened! Or more accurately, we "premonitioned". The Miss Bonfire hoodie was already in the works when we released the girls Bonfire version so you have no idea how hard it was to keep that to ourselves for the last few months! Myself and Sherri looking cool in our Miss Bonfires. (Like for real. It was really cold out). The misses size range is something Sherr…

The Tide Is In Blog Post/Sofiona Designs

This pattern has been on quite the journey! What starts as one thing sometimes becomes another. And some ideas that had to be let go for this pattern to come around are safely tucked in the back of my mind for another day. The ebb and flow of this Tide.   Photo: Lois of @windsorwoollies Tide is a halter-style knit dress or peplum with the feel of a pair of overalls with the straps co…

Introducing the Tundra Top/Sofiona Designs

Welcome to the fastest Sofiona sew thus far!! We are starting to be known as "clean, but not quick" and I'm totally good with that! But I also know that people want a quick make and it's been a regular conversation around Sofiona headquarters that we need to keep the quick sews in mind.   Photo: Aukje of @sewcucio I love fall. I love sweaters. I love boots! This is my favourite time…