Today is my stop on the Make it Mine Waterfall Raglan Blog Tour and the theme is Date Night. I’m excited to be part of this tour alongside some amazing seamstresses who have all made such amazing versions of this pattern.
The Waterfall Raglan. I can’t say enough good things about this pattern or the lady that designed it. Gabriela from Chalk and Notch is one of the best, sweetest, and most supportive people that I’ve met in the sewing community and that’s saying A LOT considering everyone I’ve encountered has those attributes. So, if/when you buy this pattern, know that you’re supporting someone awesome and someone that knows how to make a quality pattern.
That brings me to the pattern itself. I’ve been part of the testing team since it was in pre-test and so I’ve seen MANY versions of this pattern and have made a total of five Waterfalls myself. I have three up on the blog because I couldn’t find one (it’s lost in the Mt Everest sized pile of laundry that I ignore because I’m busy sewing) and the other has a neckband that I need to pick and re-do.
I’ve made one in modal jersey knit, sweater knit, hacci knit, French terry, and poly jersey knit. I really do love them all and I wear them constantly.
This pattern is highly versatile, a quick sew, and expertly drafted. It fits everyone so well and the different looks you can get with the three different sleeve lengths and the color-blocking options are endless! Oh and did I mention there’s a girl’s Waterfall Raglan pattern for this too, because there is!
This is a version I made out of French Terry from LA Finch Fabrics. She carries such a fun, unique assortment of fabrics for great prices!
This is a fun sweater knit print that I used from Raspberry Creek Fabrics. I omitted the ruffle and hacked a waistband instead. I really, really love this retro-inspired version.
This latest version I made is made out of modal jersey knit and it is by far the softest shirt I own. I did 3/4 length sleeves on this one and added some lace to the ruffle. You can bet I’ll be wearing this more often than how often I go on dates with the hubs!
So, what’s a fun blog tour without a couple amazing giveaways, right??
Below is a link to a Rafflecopter where you can enter to win FIVE new patterns that Gabriela curated to style with the Waterfall. How amazing is that?!? FIVE patterns that include:
The Birkin Flares by Baste and Gather
The Carrie Cardigan by Delia Creates
Sloan Leggings by Hey June
Brenna Coat by Cali Faye
ooh La Leggings by Papercut Patterns
There is also a Link Up Party where you can win a $50 Gift Card and a Sewing Kit from Stylish Fabrics! They are also offering 15% off all their fabrics using the code GABRIELA!
All you have to do is sew up a Waterfall for you or little one and post it on social media using the hashtag #makeitminelinkup and tag @chalkandnotch and @stylishfabrics. THEN link up to the fun on this blog post! The Link Up Party ends February 12th so hurry!
Be sure to check out all of the amazing looks on the tour!
DAY 1 – February 8th, Day Looks
DAY 2 – February 9th, Night Looks