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Rowan Hack Along PT9 - Finishing up

Rowan Hack Along PT9 - Finishing up

September 05, 2020

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Rowan Hack Along PT8 - Sleeves & side seams

Rowan Hack Along PT8 - Sleeves & side seams

September 03, 2020

We’re only a few more easy steps away from finishing our hacked Rowan sweaters & dresses! 

On today's agenda:

  • inserting the sleeves
  • closing the side seam

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Rowan Hack Along PT7 - Shoulder seams & neckband

Rowan Hack Along PT7 - Shoulder seams & neckband

September 02, 2020 4 Comments

Today we’re going to focus on creating some “hanger appeal”. One of the simplest ways to achieve this, is by adding an inside neck binding. This creates a beautifully finished neck and provides a great opportunity to add a contrasting fabric or your own custom label. Our free Rowan Tee pattern provides an inside neck binding pattern piece, but if you’re working with a different pattern, the instructions below will also explain how to calculate your own inside neck binding pattern piece. Let’s go! 

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Rowan Hack Along - How to add the Doris waistband - by Kim

Rowan Hack Along - How to add the Doris waistband - by Kim

September 02, 2020

We’ve already talked about our inspiration for the Rowan Sweater Hack Along in this blogpost - we’ve slightly simplified the original design made by Kim, to make it super beginner friendly! But many of you have been asking about how Kim worked this pattern magic! Luckily for us, Kim has kindly provided a simple tutorial on how to add the Doris skirt waistband to your Rowan Sweater design!

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Rowan Hack Along PT6 - Front bodice

Rowan Hack Along PT6 - Front bodice

September 01, 2020

Cutting fabric is one of my least favorite parts of a sewing project. But the good news is that we’ve already done that yesterday and today you can focus on one of the funnest parts - seeing your design come to life - today we’re going to assemble the front bodice!

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Rowan Hack Along PT5 - Cutting your fabric

Rowan Hack Along PT5 - Cutting your fabric

August 31, 2020

Aren't you proud of yourself for creating a custom colorblock yesterday? That really wasn’t difficult, was it! Today we’re keeping things sweet and simple - it’s a Monday after all - by cutting our fabric!

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Rowan Hack Along PT4 - Creating your colorblock

Rowan Hack Along PT4 - Creating your colorblock

August 30, 2020

I hope you had a good night sleep despite all the design ideas and colorblocks that might have been floating around in your head! If you’re still undecided on what colorblock you’re going to make, try visualising your ideas using our design templates (find them in our FB group!)! Today, next to creating a custom colorblock, we’re also adding an (optional) inseam pocket to our design, which is totally beginner friendly to sew!

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Rowan Hack Along PT3- Sizing & Adjustments

Rowan Hack Along PT3- Sizing & Adjustments

August 29, 2020

I hope you had enough time to gather your supplies, dive into your fabric stash or shop some new fabrics! This week we’ll cover every step towards our goal of finishing a super cool colorblocked Rowan sweater or dress! But today we’re going to focus on selecting your size and making the necessary adjustments!

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Rowan Sweater Hack Along PT2 - Getting started

Rowan Sweater Hack Along PT2 - Getting started

August 21, 2020

I hope I’ve you're all excited about our upcoming Rowan Sweater Hack-Along! This weekend will be all about gathering your supplies, browsing the stash and maybe ordering some new goodies, before the actual Hack-Along will start. Let’s dive in!

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Rowan Sweater Hack Along PT1 - Inspiration & interview with Kim

Rowan Sweater Hack Along PT1 - Inspiration & interview with Kim

August 19, 2020 2 Comments

Yesterday we've announced our Rowan Sweater Hack Along and today we're going to introduce you to its inspiration! Who remembers this amazing Rowan Sweater dress hack made by Kim de Haas? Last year Kim entered the Misusu FREEkin’ Sewing Challenge with this stunner and unsurprisingly & deservingly brought home first prize!

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Rowan Sweater Hack Along

Rowan Sweater Hack Along

August 19, 2020 1 Comment

After the amazing success of the Rowan Tee KIDS Sew-Along last April, we really wanted to do something equally fun for fall! So we’ve come up with another fun, stash busting, fall appropriate, but most importantly FREE sewing project: The Rowan Sweater Hack Along! In preparation for this Hack Along, we've updated our beloved beginner-friendly free Rowan Tee pattern - the basis for our hacking project!

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HACK || Rowan Tee Dress || Part 1

HACK || Rowan Tee Dress || Part 1

June 24, 2020 8 Comments

Our free Rowan Tee is my go-to pattern whenever I need to whip up something fast for my kids - the pattern only really needs a fun print and you're good to go! But when I'm in the mood for some pattern hacking, the Rowan also provides the perfect canvas to create fun colorblocks, sweaters and dresses! Today I'm sharing with you the Rowan Tee - dress hack I created for my little girl, with step by step explanation on how to create this hack for yourself. Let's go!

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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"