Raglans with Phat Quarters

Hello! It is nice to be back into the swing of crisp mornings, school days, and beautiful fall sunsets. I live in the Pacific Northwest and our summer has definitely come to an end. Raglans are one of my fall staples. They can stand alone, work in layers, are so comfortable, and look great on […]


Kid Raglan Review by Handmade Boy

Hello Pattern Exam Readers! It’s Kelly from Handmade Boy and I’m back today to talk about two raglans I sewed for my son. First, I want to share Titchy Treads Safari Raglan Tee and Dress I’m kinda in love with it. 🙂 I sewed a size 6 (though Thomas’s chest measures for a size 4, […]


September Raglans

All the Rage Raglans by Scientific Seamstress / Sewn by Kelly of Handmade Boy Hello again! I’m Roxanne of PenSeb&Rox. September is here and with cooler days on its way for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere many of us are looking towards patterns that transition well into the winter. Raglans are great with […]

Roundup of FREE Raglan Sewing Patterns for Kids and Adults @ The Pattern Exam

FREE Raglan Roundup @ The Pattern Exam

Happy Friday everybody! I’m Roxanne of PenSeb&Rox and this month The Pattern Exam is taking something of hiatus with many of us getting our kids ready for back-to-school. We will return in September with raglan reviews for kids AND adults. Perfect timing for those of us getting started with fall sewing. For those of us […]

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July Women’s Shorts & Tanks Wrap Up

So what did you think about this month’s focus, Women’s Tanks and Shorts? Did it help you decide what you want to make next? As a way to wrap everything up, we thought it’s be good to show you each pattern side by side and offer the charts side by side for each pattern type. We’ve […]

Women's Tanks & Shorts Reviews

Women’s Shorts & Tanks Review by Rox

Hello again! I’m the “Rox” of Pen, Seb, & Rox. This time around I’m taking a look at a total of SIX women’s sewing patterns. For the sake of everybody’s sanity I won’t get too long-winded with my analysis but I still hope to give you a good idea of my experiences with sewing each […]


Women’s Shorts Review by Handmade Boy

Hi, it’s Kelly again from Handmade Boy and I’m back with a review on shorts. This time for women. Sewing for yourself can be HARD! Kids are pretty standard in size, they are boxes of different ratios of height and width. Women, on the other hand, are not typically so boxy. Unless you are built […]

Women’s Shorts and Tanks Review by The Wholesome Mama

Hello there! Courtney here from The Wholesome Mama reviewing Women’s shorts and tanks this month. Mama needed to work on her summer wardrobe, so I was excited to sew a few things up. Jocole: Wide Leg Shorts $12.00 First up are the shorts. I have been wanting to make a pair of these for a […]