Tag Archives: pattern hack

Ruched princess seam pattern hack

Ruched princess seam pattern drafting tutorial from Charm Patterns

I’m excited to share the final pattern hack of the year for you! This tutorial will show you how to add ruching to any princess seamed bodice, using the Maria Dress as an example. The Maria Dress is the perfect starting place for this pattern hack, but this technique will also work for nearly any […]

Sweetheart Neckline pattern hack

Maria Dress Sweetheart Neckline pattern hack from Charm Patterns

Isn’t this neckline so sweet? 😆 The Maria Dress is the perfect starting place for a sweetheart neckline pattern hack, but this technique will also work for nearly any bodice (like Aurora or Peggy) that has a basic and uninterrupted neckline. This video and companion step-by-step instructions will guide you to changing any neckline into […]

Green velvet White Christmas dress!

White Christmas Peggy Bodice hack for the green velvet White Christmas dress.

This dress has been on Team Charm’s pattern hack wishlist for years! Worn by Rosemary Clooney in the movie White Christmas, the inspiration dress is a green velvet wonder with a full overskirt belted over a slim pencil skirt.  It’s gorgeous, but I wanted something a bit simpler. My version calls for a full circle […]

Wanda Skirt Pocket pattern hack

Wanda Pencil Skirt Pocket hack tutorial

Trick or treat! It’s day 3 of this year’s Halloween Extravaganza, and you’ll need some place to put all your candy and treats this year, right? That means pockets! Who doesn’t need more pockets? I love adding pockets to everything, but it can be difficult to add pockets to a fitted garment like a pencil […]

Society Robe pattern hack

Make the glamorous Society Robe using this Society Dress pattern hack from Charm Patterns.

I’m so excited to dive into the first of our “Charm pattern hacking” tutorials, exclusively for our Princess and Inner Circle members.

The Society Dress was an instant hit when we released it earlier this year, and I immediately began experimenting with turning it into a sparkly and luxurious robe.