Happy Sunday everyone. I hope you’re enjoying a lovely long weekend. Tomorrow I’m headed off for a short trip to visit my parents in Arizona and am practically squealing in anticipation of dry heat and desert views. SHORTS! I CAN WEAR SHORTS! I finished my Named Kimono so I’m hoping I can take photos of it in the sand without getting bitten by a rattlesnake.


Dreaming of sweet summer florals, like this dress from Bobbin & Baste.

Or these florals and butterflies, from Top Notch.

I could probably wear this awesome faux fur coat from Jolies Bobines for another 2 months, if the snowfall we got last night is any indication.

Did you see the new Deer & Doe jersey patterns? I think I will make a dozen Brume skirts this spring.

A very sweet pink dress from Honig Design.


Hi! I'm Heather Lou, a pattern designer and sewing educator for the modern maker. At Closet Core Patterns, we transform your imagination into step-by-step implementation that helps you create a wardrobe you love - not one you're limited to buying off the rack.

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