My Sewing Pattern Designing Process

As you can tell by now i love designing sewing patterns and tutorials. I’ve been wanting to tell you all about my designing process. Hopefully it give you some inspiration to get designing. I love handbags and I’m a watcher of people as they carry bags. What fascinates me is what bags people like and use, what purpose they have and why people chose the bags they wear. I love looking at the fabrics used in different types of bags and why people love those fabrics for bags. My mum is a bit the same as me and we can […]

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New Pattern Spree – March Creations

Since going to PDF sewing patterns from paper patterns i haven’t really looked back! I still buy the occasional paper pattern but i have a huge amount of PDF patterns. I’m always careful to check my files before purchasing a new one as i might already have it! Here are a few of my favourites i have bought recently made last month. Nappy Cover – Tadah Patterns knotted headband pattern – Rabbit Rabbit Creations  Angie by Sis Bloom I made my first dress for myself… I know, weird that it’s taken so long but i never found a pattern i liked that was […]

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BG Bag Optional Extras Free Download

After releasing my latest pattern the BG (Big Girl) Bag i have had a bit of reflection time. I’ve been using the time to set some goals, make some plans and sew up a bunch of new patterns. I have spent way to much money on patterns actually, but i’ll save that for a different post. My lovely BG bag testers had a lot of very cool ideas for added extras to the BG Bag pattern. They encouraged me to make an added extras PDF pattern and instructions. I did! And I attached it to the purchase file on Etsy […]

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Freebie Friday – Wallets

Freebie Friday is back! You know what would go great with a BG (Big girl) Bag? A matching wallet! I thought i would gather some awesome free tutorials to help you decide! If you want to buy the BG Bag Pattern click here! Basic Wallet – Fort Worth Fabric Studio Bi-fold Wallet – Modest Maven     DIY Cash Envelope Budgeting System – Imperfect Home Making Liberty phone wallet – Liberty Basic Boys wallet – Noodle-head Hope you all have a look at these awesome tutorials and show me what your making on Twitter especially if you’ve made one of my patterns or tutorials #loreleijayne I would […]

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BG Bag Release and Tester Round Up

I’m very excited about this pattern finally being released as it’s been one that has been asked for, for a very long time Introducing the BG Bag.   The BG Bag PDF sewing pattern has two sizes, Handbag and Beach bag. It’s reversible and also has instructions for a magnetic closure. I have had fantastic testers, read and try out this pattern. Below are their creations and testimonials. I adore all of the bags!  Show their blogs and businesses some love! Handmade by Dian I love this pattern, well written, clear pictures. I like that it included measurement for rectangle […]

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Catch up – Sneak Peak!

I feel like i’m behind and playing catch up. I’m super busy with so much going on. This Sunday is the start of market season for me! We will be at the Perth Home Grown Market in the city from 11am – 4pm. We also have the Guildford Heritage Festival on the 29th of March. We will also be at the Ladybird Markets at the Rosemount hotel in North Perth on the 12th of April! It’s crazy town here! I’ve been busy sewing for that and also i’ve been getting my BG Bag sewing pattern ready for release. I am […]

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InDesign Cheat Sheet – Free Printable

I’ve been doing the Pattern Workshop course and I’m totally loving it! I decided to make myself a InDesign cheat sheet to help myself get better at shortcuts. I thought some of you might use InDesign for your pattern or graphic art work. Click on the picture below to download the cheat sheet printable. Just a short little blog because i’m working hard on my next few patterns! I also have a heap of custom orders, sewing for markets and general business stuff keeping me super busy! Keep an eye on my Instagram to see all the bits and pieces! […]

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February Creations and reaching some goals

Hey there! Just letting you know You’ll see some affiliate links in this post. However please know everything i write is my own opinion and words. It’s such an exciting time with Lorelei Jayne. I’ve decided to spend sometime doing some extra learning about digitalising sewing patterns better. So I’ve signed up for Pattern Workshop and It’s awesome! I’m learning so much and talking to some great designers too! The course is really detailed and yet fast and understandable. I’ve decided i’m going to start right from the beginning and pick up all the helpful tips and tricks i can. I also […]

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