Tag: closet case files

Ginger Jeans

I’m sure you’ve known about the famous Ginger jeans pattern by Closet Case Files, I just realized that I’ve never made it. My usual pattern for jeans is Style Arc Sandra jeans pattern, but it is now too small. I only have one size of this pattern since it is the paper pattern form. A good time to try a new jeans pattern! The Ginger jeans pattern has two options, view A is low rise with narrow legs and view B is high-waisted with skinny legs. I made view B in size 6. As usual, my alteration is shortening the […]

Pattern testing: Sophie Swimsuit

  Summer is here and it means another good reason for a new swimsuit! Luckily a couple of months ago I was offered to be one of the pattern testers for Sophie Swimsuit by Closet Case Files. This swimsuit has classic silhouette and very flattering balconette cups. “View A is a classic one-piece with a pronounced hourglass shape and skinny elastic straps. View B mixes a bra-style halter tied top with an elegant high waisted bikini bottom. With a low cut leg and a full cup, both offer sexily modest coverage.” Initially  I made view A in a quick muslin version only […]

Pattern testing: Bombshell swimsuit

It is starting to feel like summer here! And just in time, Heather Lou of Closet Case Files has just launched her Bombshell swimsuit pattern! In case you haven’t followed her fabulous blog, last year she made this very flattering vintage style swimsuit. Since then she has worked on creating multi sizes pattern of a perfected version of the swimsuit. The PDF pattern is now available to buy in her etsy shop! I’m very fortunate that Heather has kindly invited me to one of her pattern tester. I finished mine sometime last week and have been dying to share it […]