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HACKALOGUE - Olli Pants Hacks

HACKALOGUE - Olli Pants Hacks

January 05, 2021

In this blogpost we've combined all creative ideas & tutorials from our team & community on how to hack our free Olli Shorts & Pants pattern. 

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HACKALOGUE - Rowan Tee Hacks

HACKALOGUE - Rowan Tee Hacks

January 05, 2021

Our beloved FREE Rowan Tee is the perfect canvas for a good pattern hack for both beginner and more experienced sewists! In this blogpost we've combined all creative ideas & tutorials from our team & community on how to hack our free Rowan Tee pattern.

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HACK || How to turn a sweater into a zipped cardigan

HACK || How to turn a sweater into a zipped cardigan

November 28, 2020 1 Comment

Who doesn't love a good cardigan? They are easy to wear, great for layering and can even serve as light weight jackets in the spring/summer. But do you know why I never think of designing a cardigan? Because a sweater is so easily hacked to one! And that's exactly what I'm going to show you in this hack blogpost!

For this hack I've used our new Flex Raglan sweater and a hood from our Shuffle Hoods & Collars Add On Pack, but you can basically use any sweater pattern. 

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Rowan Sweater Hack Along PT9 - Finishing up

Rowan Sweater Hack Along PT9 - Finishing up

September 05, 2020

We’re on the home stretch now! Maybe you’ve already finished the bottom of your sweater or dress with a Doris skirt bottom band, by following the fun tutorial Kim wrote! But for most of you, today is all about hemming the sleeves and bottom! Let’s go!

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Rowan Sweater Hack Along PT8 - Sleeves & side seams

Rowan Sweater 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 Sweater Hack Along PT7 - Shoulder seams & neckband

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

Rowan Sweater 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 Sweater Hack Along PT6 - Front bodice

Rowan Sweater 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 Sweater Hack Along PT4 - Creating your colorblock

Rowan Sweater 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 Sweater Hack Along PT3- Sizing & Adjustments

Rowan Sweater 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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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

77

82

66

88

168

20,25

32,25

26

34,75

5 feet 6"

BB

81

86

70

92

168

31,75

33,75

27,5

36,25

5 feet 6"

CC

85

90

74

96

168

33,5

35,5

29,25

37,75

5 feet 6"

DD

89

94

78

100

168

35

37

30,75

39,25

5 feet 6"

EE

93

98

82

104

168

36,5

38,5

32,25

41

5 feet 6"

FF

97

102

86

108

168

38,25

40,25

33,75

42,5

5 feet 6"

GG

103

108

92,5

114

168

40,5

42,5

36,5

44,75

5 feet 6"

HH

109

114

99

120

168

43

44,75

39

47,25

5 feet 6"

II

115

120

105,5

126

168

45,25

47,25

41,5

49,5

5 feet 6"

JJ

121

126

112

132

168

47,75

49,5

44

52

5 feet 6"

KK 127 132 118,5 138 168 50 52 46,75 54,25 5 feet 6"
LL 133 138 125 144 168 52,25 54,25 49,25 56,75 5 feet 6"
MM 139 144 131,5 150 168 54,75 56,75 51,75 59 5 feet 6"
NN 145 150 138 156 168 57 59 54,25 61,5 5 feet 6"