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Rose Hip is a Sister/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 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…

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 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…

Introducing the Bonfire Hoodie/Sofiona Designs

Who doesn't love a nice cozy sweater?  With this in mind and in keeping with the Sofiona style of fun angles and details, I set out to design one.  For any new project we usually begin with a basic vision and a name.  I had a vision, but I needed a name!  I wanted something that would evoke those cozy feelings, but also sort of work together with the Rocky Shore Tights name (be…