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Enlighten: Hacks, Mods, and Mashes

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Enlighten: Hacks, Mods, and Mashes

The Enlighten pattern released earlier this week and now we are ready to share with you some of the hacks, mods, and pattern mashes that our testers came up with.  First up is making the bodice a crop top.  This is a pretty straight forward one.  You simply cut and sew the bodice per the tutorial.  Then to finish, add a band in the height of your choice.  It can be as tall or as short as you like based on your preferences.  If you want a finished band height of 4in, cut your fabric 8in tall since it will...

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Empowered: Crop Top Hack

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Empowered: Crop Top Hack

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

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Persistent as a no Zip Pullover

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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

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Modified Fearless Pocket

Making Fearless even more amazing!

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