1 Year anniversary blogtour and lots of giveaways!

On May 23 2014 Sofilantjes released her first pattern. The Summer Surprise top, tunic and dress. It was one of many to come. This week we will be celebrating what was and will be the best journey ever. The past year there have been many ups and downs. Sofilantjes has been a bright light during a time of being burned out and dealing with hubby getting really sick. Sofilantjes is a safe place to come to. A place to enjoy and meet a lot of great people and make new friends.

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Brueram top and dresses release party

There was a competition in the Betties Basket Facebook group a while back. Contestants got to send in their design idea and the designers that participated got to choose the design they wanted to make into a pattern. I choose Heathers dress idea. She made a drawing for a dress with crossed straps and a high/low wrapped skirt. The dress was made with woven fabrics.

After 2 muslins and a few changes I made the final version. A dress with shirred or elastic back (no zippers or buttons). Straps that meet in the back and are cut in one piece, so no shoulder seams. The high/low wrapped skirt option, top option and maxi dress option. And my favorite, a seamless bodice.
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Gemini skirt bundle release SALE

We are releasing a new pattern today.

Please meet the Gemini Skirt Bundle.

Gemini is Latin for Twins. The pattern is inspired by twins. Actually it is inspired by my twin sister and I. It is amazing how two people can come from te same genes, be born on the same day and still can be so different. But this pattern is not only for twins. There are a lot of sisters who have very different styles. Even one girl can have very different styles.

This pattern has combined sizes starting at size NB/56 up to 11/12-146/152. In this pattern you will find two skirt patterns. One is a fitted short skirt with a big kangaroo pocket in front. The side seams are brought to the front (of centered). The waistband in this patterns is for both skirts. It is an elastic free waistband.
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Faux wrap dress tutorial

Have you seen the Iridis wrap dress + circle skirt add-on? It is the newest pattern in our shop. The Iridis wrap dress is actually two dresses in one pattern, and with the add-on you can now make 4 different dresses. Let’s make that 5! Because you can easily make a faux wrap dress out of the Iridis. Let me show you how.

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Otium blogtour Round-up

Have you been enjoying the Otium blogtour? Did you read all the posts or just watched the pretty pictures? These where some awesone pattern hacks made for the Otium. and did you see the mommy and me versions! I was so inspired by all of them that I quickly cut out one more Womens Otium for me. A girl never has to many clothes right?!

Before we do a round up. Lets share the winner of the 12 PDF patterns is Tanya P.W. Check your email!
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The Otium Girls and Women blogtour


Okay, I am a little late to my own party I know but I am here now 😉 Now, in case you missed it. There is a Otium blogtour going on. The Otium blogtour is here to show you some amazing views of the patterns and to show you what you can do with it. For this blogtour a lot of great bloggers from a lot of different countries will give you their review.