The SALE you have been waiting for all summer. Need a new summer top? Kids need a back to school outfit? We've got you covered. All our beloved patterns are 35% TODAY till Sunday, 7/23/17 at 12:00 pm EST, with the Code: WHATEVERSALE35. Good in our Pattern Shop and our Etsy Shop! If you have any questions, or just want to chat about sewing in general. Join our Sis Boom Pattern Co Facebook page. Now, close to 5,000 strong. What are you waiting for?
Come join us tomorrow, June 28, at Jennifer's home in Wilton, CT as she debuts her ready to wear collection, East End Lifestyle. Try on this fabulous collection and meet Jennifer in person. Hope to see you there!
If you havent had a chance to join the UpCraft Club Sewing Hunt, get to it. Lots of fabulous prizes from many different vendors including us! I'll give you a hint on where to find the hunt icon on our site. Its in the section where you'd find out about the history of Sis Boom. Details on the scavenger hunt can be found below: The UpCraft Club Sewing Hunt is an online scavenger hunt bringing you a FUN way to connect with the sewing industry and WIN exciting PRIZES! (Plus find out more details about our PAPERLESS sewing technology! Be part of the Hunt to be the first to get details!) For two weeks the sewing community will participate in a virtual scavenger hunt. Sewists can register for the hunt and visit sponsor websites, searching for a hidden hunt icon. Every time you find an icon you are entered to win fun prizes! The hunt is FREE to participate in and prizes include: fabric, a sewing machine, notions, PDF sewing patterns, and more. Over two thousand dollar's worth of prizes will be given out during the Hunt. How does it work? First register for the Hunt When the Hunt begins they'll be able to log into UpCraft Club and see the Hunt Dashboard. The Dashboard will provide links to each sponsor's website where you will follow clues to find the Hunt Icon. Once found and clicked you will receive one entry to win fabulous prizes for each icon you find.
Hurry up November! We are over the moon with the new Hotel Frederiksted line and can't wait for its arrival in stores this fall (probably early to mid November). If you have a few moments, take a peek at our video on the Hotel Frederiksted collection. It's filled with amazing clothing, quilting and decor inspiration by a few special sewists and quilters in the Sis Boom Sisterhood. We also wanted to show you this lovely patchwork tote bag and give you the Hotel Frederiksted Tote Bag Pattern for free. Finished size is 19 X 14 and it has lots of pockets. Great sewing tote or perfect bag while running errands. Download and make one today with your favorite Sis Boom fabric. Don't forget to tag us on Facebook or Instagram! We always love seeing what you create.
The Blog Tour continues with the Crazy Craft Lady and her take on the Kelsey Top/Dress. We released this pattern earlier this summer and it's become an instant favorite. Head on over and say hello! Don't forget to use our 40% off with code -BACK2SCHOOL - in our Pattern Shop or Etsy shop! Stock up now. Lots of great things to make for the upcoming holidays! Remember to visit EACH stop on the tour and leave a comment to be entered to win the pattern they sewed. Contests end 9/2, the last day of our tour! So go back and comment, if you haven't on all the blogs from today and last week. All the links are below for easy reference! August 22 Paisley Roots / August 23 Cookies n' Bees / August 24 Tina Sew Tiny / August 25 Screeching Dinosaur / August 26 PearBerry Lane / August 29 Troops To Tots / August 30 A Crazy Craft Lady / August 31 Glitter in My Coffee / September 1 Sunflower Seams / September 2 Adventures with Bubba and Bug
Welcome to the Sis Boom Blog tour!
We are excited to announce that our bloggers EACH have a pattern giveaway on their posts! Every weekday from Monday, August 22 through Friday, September 1, we'll feature something new; so be sure to follow along with this tour!August 22 Paisley Roots / August 23 Cookies n' Bees / August 24 Tina Sew Tiny / August 25 Screeching Dinosaur / August 26 PearBerry Lane / August 29 Troosp To Tots / August 30 A Crazy Craft Lady / August 31 Glitter in My Coffee / September 1 Sunflower Seams / September 2 Adventures with Bubba and Bug Rachel fabric from Color Brigade is named after her!), kicks us off and writes about what she loves about Sis Boom Pattern Co patterns. She sewed a Betty Ann Top in the upcoming line Hotel Frederiksted, shipping in November. If you have any questions about any of our patterns (or sewing in general), join close to 2,000 Sis Boom fans on our Sis Boom Pattern Co Facebook group page. Hope to see you there! My bouncy four-year-old starts preschool next week, and she’s super excited! I wanted to make her something that she can wear to school in all seasons, and the Betty Ann top and dress seemed perfect. The elasticized back ensures that it will grow with her, and the slightly loose fit makes it easy to layer over shirts for cooler weather. It’s a great little pattern because it’s easy to customize. You can add ruffles to the straps, mix and match colors; make it a short top or a long dress, or anything in between. The contrasting pockets are perfect to slip in pinecones and pretty pebbles. I was lucky enough to get my hands on some not-yet-released Hotel Frederiksted, and the pink and red combo is a huge hit with my daughter! I made her top a week ago, and she’s worn it three times and slept in it once! Seeing as this has become one of her favorite tops, I’ll have to make several more variations. I always love sewing with Sis Boom patterns because the directions are unfailingly detailed and clear. I don’t have to spend a lot of time analyzing the directions, trying to figure out what’s expected of me. I just follow along, step by step. Almost every step is illustrated, too, which is perfect for a visual learner, like me. And with the Sis Boom Pattern Co. online sewing community, there is always someone willing to help if I run into difficulties.
Color Brigade has been in stores a little less than a month and you have helped make it a runaway success. Thanks for all the Sis Boom love. We do what we do because of you! Don't forget to share with us on Facebook and Instagram. If you are a quilter, Coats has a free Tulip Star Quilt pattern available for download. Definitely a intermediate to advance quilting project but with a little determination you can do it. We are here to cheer you on. So grab up Color Brigade and get inspired!
Color Brigade is starting to ship and we couldn't be more excited. It should be hitting your favorite fabric stores and online retailers in the next few weeks. If you receive a shipment of Color Brigade be sure to tag us on Facebook and Instagram and we'll help you get the word out! Lots of bold colors in this line after the soft romantic pastels of Nostalgia! A very personal collection for Jennifer, she writes: Happy is the moniker of this lovely selection. Large florals with deep colored backgrounds lay the foundation for this strong Island vibe that once again has that "take me away" vacation vibe. Having grown up in the Virgin Islands and embracing the world of mismatched pattern on all the lovely people that resided there is where the foundation for my textiles begins. Layers of different cloths and head wraps are the origins of my homeland and the cruzan culture of my sensibility. Textiles played a huge roll in my early aesthetic development. These florals come alive with the saturated colors of Sis Boom. Coordinates and color mixed with these florals or the huge Fluer de lis and this wonderful check will look as though you threw it all together when in actuality there is a color harmony that keeps the fluidity intact. Two toned wood cuts, and rhythmic lines keep it all cohesive. I can see amazing quilts and gorgeous dresses and products crafted from these amazing designs. Cabanas and beach umbrellas dot the beaches, and the bathing suits and trunks all cohabit here to bring you another resort vibe from none other than me. What are you planning on making with Color Brigade? We can't wait for you to share with us.
We love when classic Sis Boom looks meets new Sis Boom. The super talented Merav Ruthman of Baby Hobbes Designs, created 2 dresses from our book, Girl's World, with fabric from Color Brigade due out May 2016 and Nostalgia from Fall 2015. If you don't have a copy of Girl's World, check it out; it was published 5 years ago but all 21 projects are still as fresh and modern as ever. Hobbes and her 2 friends enjoyed sweet treats at Vanielle Chicago while wearing the Tallulah Halter Dress and Mary's Fancy Sash Dress. Both dress patterns are available only in Girl's World as paper patterns, so order your copy today! Hobbes (below, left) is wearing the timeless Mary's Fancy Sash Dress in Rachel in Blue from Color Brigade on the skirt, with the bodice in Jimmy in Green and the sash in Jackson in Green from the Nostalgia line. Dress it up with a crinoline underneath for extra fun! Hobbes' BFF (right) from preschool is wearing the cool and comfortable Tallulah Halter Dress in Rachel in Blue. This fun and versatile dress slips on and ties behind the neck. Two side vents on the dress hem makes it easy to jump and play all day long. Little sis (middle) is also wearing the Tallulah with Rachel in Blue on the bodice and Figgy in Pink on the skirt. We love these looks and hope they inspire you to purchase fabric now from the Nostalgia line and Color Brigade when it comes out in May. Special thanks to Little Sparrow Boutique for the stunning hair accessories and TK Photography for taking these lovely photographs.
Spring is in the air over in my corner of the world! It's into the 70's today with gorgeous sunny skies, chirping birds and flower buds peeking out from the earth. Spring is always thought of as an awakening, a new beginning, and many of us are inspired to grow ourselves - maybe by picking up an old hobby or starting a new one, or getting out and exercising or volunteering more. I hope this spring finds you doing something very near and dear to your heart. Our Sis Boom Pattern Co Facebook group has grown to a lovely community where new and veteran sewist alike share tips and tricks for sewing not just Sis Boom patterns, but sewing in general. If you haven't joined yet, please do! We get asked lots of questions about popular Sis Boom patterns, so I thought I'd share with you our top 5 most popular patterns for women. #5 -Devon Peasant - this peasant dress/top's versatile style is super easy to sew, can be made in a range of lengths, and has lots of options from ruffles to pom-poms. Darling with jeans, cute as a dress or can be made into the perfect beach cover up. #4 -Patricia Tunic - this head-turning tunic is named for Jennifer's mother. With it's figure-flattering cut and loads of finishing options, the Patricia can be dressed up for a night on the town or a casual day running errands. #3 - Meghan Peasant - Meghan's empire style imparts a stunning silhouette to women of all shapes and sizes. A great choice for the beginner sewist, Meghan sews up quickly and has lots of sleeve and length options. #2 - Jamie Dress - the stunning details on the Jamie make it a perfect for all occasions - dress her up with accessories and heels for a wedding or dress her down with flip flops for a day at the park. If you have always been afraid to tackle a dress with zippers, this is THE DRESS to try first with super easy instructions to help you add a side zipper like a pro! #1 - Angie Dress- sweet Angie is our most popular selling women's pattern for a reason. This quick sew dress has 3 bodice options, multiple length choices, an elasticized waist and pockets. Oh so cute and flattering on women of all shapes and sizes. As always, share whatever you're making with Sis Boom fabric or patterns on Facebook or Instagram. We love seeing what you are up to!