Men’s (and Boy’s) Rugby Jersey – Jalie 3137

Pattern Description: Polo shirt with standing collar, buttoned placket, shoulder tabs, back yoke and forward shoulder seam, short (A) or long (B) banded sleeve, two chest pockets with flaps and side seam slits. . Pattern Sizing: Toddler 2 to Mens 50″ chest Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, the instructions were excellent – well written with … Read more

Indie Pattern Month

Indie Pattern Month is being hosted by Mel of the Curious Kiwi, and Kat of Modern Vintage Cupcakes. Head on over to their blogs to find out more, and join in the fun. Despite, having quite a substantial pattern stash containing both Big 4 patterns and Independent pattern designers, it is the Indie’s I tend to reach … Read more

Jalie 2911 Women’s Pullovers

The next Jalie pattern I tried out was 2911, a pattern for Women’s pullovers, either with or without a hood. I made this up for my Mum’s birthday, as she mentioned wanting a new lightweight sweater. I found a caramel coloured sweatshirting, that didn’t look too heavy and gave it a try. The instructions were … Read more

Jalie 2794 Sweetheart Top

This was the first pattern I tried from Jalie, a Canadian pattern company, that I discovered through Pattern Review. I ordered a couple of different patterns, and decided to try this one first as it currently has 80+ reviews! I chose a pink and black stripe synthetic, probably polyester, and used a black cotton/lycra for the … Read more