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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…

The Wildberries/PDF Pattern/Sofiona Designs

Earlier this month we brought you the first outerwear pattern from Sofiona Designs (the Rose Hip Jacket), now we're we're ending the month by going in the opposite direction and bringing you the first Sofiona undergarment patterns. The Wild Blueberry and Wild Strawberry bralettes (also available bundled here) are a little different from the rest of our collection because they have a unique set…

Spruce Skirt & Skort/PDF Pattern/Sofiona Designs

Over the last year we've definitely gone back and forth on the idea of designing some "basics" for our pattern lineup. (We tend to get more excited by the more "involved" patterns.) The Spruce skirt/skort has been on my mind for a while though, and with our recent release of a couple more athletic style items (Cattail Tank/Dress & Tamarack Tights) I felt it would tie in nicely. My original visio…

Picking Raspberry/Girls PDF Patterns/Sofiona Designs

While I was preparing to put the Sturgeon Swimsuit into testing a couple months ago Sherri shared some cool inspiration pictures with me that she'd found online and really liked. I immediately asked (begged?) her to run with the ideas and turn them into a swim cover-up. At the same time she was neck-deep in the Aspen Add-On and Tide Romper Bundle preparations (along with a few other patterns in…

Sturgeon Swimsuit Release/Sofiona Designs

This year has had a bit more of an athletic feel to it over at Sofiona Designs.  We started out with the Tamarack Tights which paired nicely with the Cattail Tank (or dress).  Then we added the Spruce Skirt/Skort and a cute/casual cropped hoodie (the Clover).  The Sturgeon Swimsuit follows that same trend by offering streamlined details, shape and fit all while providing good covera…