Gather Me Up Clutch by Two Pretty Poppets

Gather Me Up Clutch by Two Pretty Poppets

We're doing a lot of self-care sewing and showing how we are BEAUTIFUL in so many ways, but sometimes we're not ready to commit to sewing a garment for ourselves. Or we want to sew for someone else, but it's hard with measurements and curves and such. This is where handbags come in! Who doesn't love a fun clutch or handbag? Today we have the Gather Me Up Clutch by Two Pretty Poppets, sewn up and reviewed by Sarah and Raedene! 

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Sewing Books: Sewing for Your Girls and Sew Sweet Handmade Clothes for Your Girls

Sewing Books: Sewing for Your Girls and Sew Sweet Handmade Clothes for Your Girls

It is well known that here at Pattern Revolution, we tend to mostly talk about PDF patterns.  But sometimes something so cool crosses our desks that we just can't say no.

That was the case when we were contacted by Tuttle Publishing Company to review two of their popular Japanese pattern books books: Sewing for Your Girls by designer Yoshiko Tsukiori and Sew Sweet Handmade Clothes for Girls by Yuki Araki.

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Tilly Top by Brownie-Goose

Tilly Top by Brownie-Goose

I think everyone would agree that there are some styles that are just timeless. Clean lines that stand the test from generation to generation and only require small updates of hemlines or fabric selection to be current. To me, brownie-goose patterns fit have that timelessness that will have my daughter sewing them for her children someday, should she choose to pick up the addiction...er...hobby. And today we have the Tilly Top reviewed by Kim, with an extra bonus of the Darby Shorts for added cuteness, and more gorgeous photos by Serena. 

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Evelyn Market Tote and Handbag by Swoon Sewing Patterns

Evelyn Market Tote and Handbag by Swoon Sewing Patterns

We have several ladies on our review team that really like to sew bags. They have the patience to deal with all of that interfacing and turning and ironing and do a gorgeous job every time. I lovingly refer to them as my "bag ladies." Denita is fairly new to our team, but she is quickly becoming one of our go-to gals when it comes to purses and such. Today, she has a review of the lovely Swoon Evelyn. So sit back and let her give you the lowdown on this great accessory!

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One Thimble E-zine: Issue 7

One Thimble E-zine: Issue 7

It's that time again, where we get to bring you what I think is THE top sewing e-magazine around. I love that we've been able to partner with Jen of Ainslee Fox and One Thimble to introduce you all to this Aussie gem. The e-zine is packed to the brim with new patterns, articles and features from designers all over the globe and is well worth every penny! I'm going to turn it over to Paige for the review of Issue 7 of One Thimble and then after that you'll get to see what our other reviewers sewed up!

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Birdie Bikini by My Childhood Treasures

Birdie Bikini by My Childhood Treasures

We hope you all have been enjoying all of the swimwear reviews and posts over the last few weeks. It's always great to have a wide variety of opinions and styles to look at before you take the leap into buying that pattern and sewing it up for yourself or your little one. Today we have a woven swimsuit pattern for little girls from My Childhood Treasures. Let's see what Kari and Rebekah had to say about the Birdie Bikini.

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Rosette's Dress by Lily Bird Studio

Rosette's Dress by Lily Bird Studio

We had our first stretch of really warm weather here in the Midwest this week and while I was hoping for a little more of Spring, it was nice to not have to worry about layers or anything since the days started off warm! Today we have a terrific trio of the adorable Rosette's Dress by Lily Bird Studio, reviewed by Larissa. Let's see what she has to say about this fun little dress!

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