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Empowered: Crop Top Hack

crop top Pattern Hack Pattern Modification

Empowered: Crop Top Hack

Turning the Empowered pattern from Unleashed patterns into a reversible crop top / bralette.

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More hacks for Persistent

More hacks for Persistent

Wow what a fun release week this has been!  I don't think we've ever seen so many hacks on a newly released pattern but we are loving all the creativity.  Yesterday we posted about the full zip hack to make Persistent a jacket.  Today we have a few more hacks to share with you that are fun and super easy. In a previous post we showed you how to skip the zipper and still attach the hood or collar.  Well what about attaching a neckband instead?  Yes you can do that too!  Generally speaking neckbands are about 85% of the...

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Persistent Full Zip Hack

Persistent Full Zip Hack

We are back with another hack on the Persistent Quarter Zip pullover pattern.  Why stop at quarter zip when you do a full zipper and make it into a jacket?  Lizzy from Des and Dell did just that and I must say it turned out AMAZING!  Lizzy was kind enough to take photos of her hack and we are sharing them with you today. For this hack you'll need a separating zipper as well as lightweight interfacing like SF101.  A 30" length zipper was used here but you might need a shorter or longer zip depending on size and height. Cut...

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Persistent as a no Zip Pullover

Pattern Hack Pattern Modification

Persistent as a no Zip Pullover

We just released the Persistent Quarter Zip Pullover pattern and our testers have already 'hacked' it up to give it even more options.  I know some people just want a quick sew pattern and others do not want to sew a zipper, so in this post I'll give a quick overview of what to do if you want to skip installing a zipper.   The hood is normally cut as mirror images so there is a seam at the center front for the zipper, but we no longer need that seam.  Fold the fabric over just enough for your hood piece to fit. ...

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Modified Fearless Pocket

Fearless Pattern Hack Pattern Modification Pockets

Modified Fearless Pocket

Making Fearless even more amazing!

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