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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…

Rose Hip is a Sister/PDF Pattern/Sofiona Designs

When I first came up with the idea for Clover I had so many different ideas for it, but just too much for one pattern. Gets too confusing! I realized it needed to be split into a knit pattern and a woven pattern. Clover is great for all seasons with the different sleeve lengths, but Rose Hip is better suited for that fall sewing and it's been such a treat to work on this first ever outerwear p…

Miss Aspen for the Junior Misses/Sofiona Designs

To go along with our new Miss Dandelion release, I simply had to include the Miss Aspen romper add-on. I’m used to people commenting on our kids patterns “I want this is MY size!!!” because our designs, though very kid friendly, are often designed with a mature vibe that make us say “I’d wear that”. Aspen was one that REALLY got a response from our tween/teen audience and when I got a message from…

Miss Dandelion Got a Few Extra Perks/Sofiona Designs

We are FINALLY back to add some much needed patterns to our Junior Miss size range. The Dandelion recently had new life breathed into it with the Aspen Romper add-on and I realized that this was one pattern I wanted to extend into the next size range. Those who have been around us for awhile know that Sofiona's focus is about making sure the tweens and teens have somewhere to go as they size out o…