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Team Spring Inspiration Round Up

Team Spring Inspiration Round Up

May 07, 2020 6 Comments

About 2 months ago, I placed a call on social media, looking for creatives to join our Spring Inspiration Tour. And I was so fortunate to be able to form an amazing group of 35 creative women - mothers, entrepreneurs, professionals - all willing to create inspiring spring outfits using our most beloved spring worthy patterns - the Alex Jogger Pants, the Doris Skirt and Piper Tank Top!

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Maker Blog || Ruffle to the Max! || by Sarah Jolley

Maker Blog || Ruffle to the Max! || by Sarah Jolley

April 27, 2020 2 Comments

Today my dear friend Sarah from In Complete Stitches is joining us for a guest blog on her impressive, gorgeous hack of our free Max Tee! Sarah has been one of my most trusted pattern testers from the get-go and she never ceases to amaze me with her craftsmanship, eye for detail and aesthetic! Her Max tee hack is nothing short of divine and I'm so excited and thankful that she was willing to share her process on how to create this beautiful hack in this elaborate blogpost!

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Bing Shirtigan Tester Round up - Part 2

Bing Shirtigan Tester Round up - Part 2

March 09, 2020

I already raved about the amazing group of testers in the first part of the tester round up blogpost, that showed all the boys makes.  But today, let’s hear it for the girls! If you weren’t convinced yet that the Bing Shirtigan makes for an awesome wardrobe staple for your girl’s wardrobe, I’m hoping my amazing tester’s makes will change your mind!

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Bing Shirtigan Tester Round up - Part 1

Bing Shirtigan Tester Round up - Part 1

March 03, 2020

In this part of the Bing Shirtigan tester round up, we’re giving it up for the boys!  I hope you will feel as inspired by our amazing tester’s makes as I am!

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Bing’s Bing Shirtigans

Bing’s Bing Shirtigans

March 03, 2020

In this post I'm showing you all the Bing Shirtigan's I've sewn for my son Bing. I personally love seeing my son Bing in something slightly more “dressed up”, like a button-down shirt.  So I set out to design something super comfortable with some classic button-down elements. Say, cardigan meets shirt. Light bulb moment, the Bing Shirtigan was “born”!

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Bing Shirtigan - all the hacks!

Bing Shirtigan - all the hacks!

March 02, 2020

To inspire you and help you in creating your own hack, we’ve started a new blog series, featuring the coolest hacks from our sewing community made with Misusu Patterns. In this post we're sharing all the Bing Shirtigan hacks!

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Flared Olli pants hack

Flared Olli pants hack

August 17, 2019

I'm a bit obsessed with flared pants. I was toying with the idea to hack our free Olli shorts & pants into a flared version for quite some time. And now with all the beautiful summery cotton-linen-gauze fabrics around, I just had to give it a go! Well, I for one LOVE how it turned out! Wouldn't it make for a perfect hack for the FREEkin' Sewing Challenge?! So here's how to create a Flared Olli Pants for yourself!

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FREEkin' Sewing Challenge 2019

FREEkin' Sewing Challenge 2019

August 03, 2019 1250 Comments

It’s back! After last year’s amazing success of the first edition of the Misusu Patterns FREEkin’ Sewing Challenge, we decided to bring this fun sewing contest back! And in true FREEkin’ Sewing Challenge tradition, we’re kicking the challenge off with the release of a new FREE pattern - the Geo Tank Top!

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Doris skirt - full seat adjustment

Doris skirt - full seat adjustment

May 16, 2019 1 Comment

Who knew women have curves? Okay, you can laugh, because that’s like super obvious! Most of us women fall in different pattern sizes for our waist and hips, which means you have to blend between sizes to ensure a great fit. 

In most cases when testing the Doris adult skirt, even the testers with more challenging curves, got away with a perfect fitting skirt by following the detailed step-by-step blending instructions. But others ended up with some annoying, but very common fitting issues. In this blogpost we're going to discuss some of these very common fitting issues and it's solution: the full seat adjustment.

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Doris skirt tester round up

Doris skirt tester round up

May 06, 2019

Transformative. That is the word that best describes the Doris skirt for adults pattern test. With the help of 43 amazing testers, among which 8 pregnant ladies - we’ve perfected,  adjusted, transformed the Doris skirt pattern to become a versatile, year- round wardrobe staple and must have pattern! Obviously that’s always the goal of a pattern test. But unexpectedly this test also was transformative for (my own personal) body positivity.

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Dia Sweater Full Bust Adjustment - Part 2

Dia Sweater Full Bust Adjustment - Part 2

February 07, 2019

In the previous post, you did the math and figured out if and how much you need to add through your Full Bust Adjustment of your Dia Sweater. In this post we're going to show you 3 different methods, in a detailed step by step tutorial to perform your own FBA!

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Dia Sweater Full Bust Adjustment - Part 1

Dia Sweater Full Bust Adjustment - Part 1

February 07, 2019

Do you often end up with a sewn garment that is too large in the neck and shoulder area, even though you selected the correct size by following the pattern’s size chart, based on your bust measurements? If that’s the case, you might be in need of one of the most common pattern adjustments used to create a better fitting garment - the Full Bust Adjustment (FBA).  Even though behind the scenes we're working very hard to add FBA front bodices (C & D cup) to our Dia sweater pattern, we've also created this extensive step by step tutorial to help you perform your own FBA.

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Size Charts

KIDS SIZE CHART

Body measurements cm

Body measurements inch

Size

Age

Chest

Waist

Hip

Height

Chest

Waist

Hip

Height

80

9-12M

50

48

52

80

19,5

19

20,5

31,5

86

12-18M

52

50

54

86

20,5

19,5

21,25

33,75

92

18-24M

54

51

55

92

21,25

20

21,5

36,25

98

2-3Y

55

52

57

98

21,75

20,5

22,5

38,5

104

3-4Y

56,5

53,5

59

104

22,25

21

23,25

41

110

4-5Y

58

55

61

110

22,75

21,5

24

43,25

116

5-6Y

60

57

64

116

23,5

22,5

25,25

45,5

122

6-7Y

62,5

58,5

67

122

24,5

23

26,5

48

128

7-8Y

65

60

70

128

25,5

23,5

27,5

50,5

134

8-9Y

67,5

61,5

73

134

26,5

24,25

28,75

52,75

140

9-10Y

70

63

76

140

27,5

24,75

30

55

146

10-11Y

73

64

79

146

28,75

25,25

31

57,5

152

11-12Y

76

66

82

152

30

26

32,25

59,75

158

12-13Y

79

68

85

158

31

26,75

33,5

62,25

164

13-14Y

82

70

88

164

32,25

27,5

34,75

64,5

WOMEN SIZE CHART

Body measurements cm

Body measurements inch

Size

High Bust

Bust

Waist

Hip

Height

High Bust

Bust

Waist

Hip

Height

AA

75

80

64

88

168

29,5

31,5

25,25

34,5

5 feet 6"

BB

79

84

68

92

168

31

33

26,75

36,25

5 feet 6"

CC

83

88

72

96

168

32,5

34,5

28,25

37,75

5 feet 6"

DD

87

92

76

100

168

34,25

36,25

30

39,5

5 feet 6"

EE

91

96

80

104

168

35,75

37,75

31,5

41

5 feet 6"

FF

95

100

84

108

168

37,5

39,5

33

42,5

5 feet 6"

GG

101

106

89

113

168

39,75

41,75

35

44,5

5 feet 6"

HH

107

112

94

118

168

42

44

37

46,5

5 feet 6"

II

113

118

99

123

168

44,5

46,5

39

48,5

5 feet 6"

JJ

119

124

104

128

168

46,75

48,75

41

50,5

5 feet 6"