Happy Homemade sew-along
May 28th, 2014
I’ve been saying I was going to do it forever and finally it’s here–a Happy Homemade vol. 2 sew-along! I’m super excited to partner with Cherie from You & Mie to bring you this sew-along. Happy Homemade vol.2 has long been my favorite pattern book. Recently it’s been translated into English and renamed Sew Chic Kids. If you’ve ever wanted to sew with Japanese patterns, but were too nervous to start this is the sew-along for you. You can jump in the deep end with the Japanese version of the book (and we’ll help you the whole way) or you can just get your toes wet using the English version. Either way, it’s going to be great!
Cherie and I picked the pull-over parka pattern for the sew-along and it’s one of my favorite favorites. We will go through the pattern step by step, sewing along with you the whole time. This is a super fantastic hoodie pattern. It’s good for girls or boys, summer or winter, woven or knit, so many options! And we’ll give you even more options in the weeks leading up to the sew-along: changes you can make to the pattern, things to add, cool fabrics to use.
I’ve made this pattern a bunch of times, and I’m excited to make it again! Won’t you join us? The sew-along goes from June 16-20. In the weeks leading up to the actual sew along Cherie and I will post about where you can get the book, what fabrics work best, and changes you might want to make. Then you will be good and ready to sew-along with us–from tracing the pattern all the way to the last stitch.
When you finish sewing, you can add your hoodie to our newly created flickr group: the Happy Homemade Sew-along. Your photos in the flickr group will automatically enter you to win some fabulous prizes. We are kicking off this sew-along with some prizes too! Tuttle publishing has generously offered to giveaway a copy of Sew Chic Kids to 3 lucky people!
So are you in? Yes, yes you are! Copy and paste a button on your sidebar to let everyone know. And like Cherie said: Bookmark it. Pin it. Don’t forget it!