Riki Blazer pattern RELEASE!

George & Ginger has partnered up with Riki Prints Custom Knits to bring you an exciting new pattern!

The Riki Blazer is a must-have for any classy wardrobe!  Designed in collaboration with Riki Prints Custom Knits, this knit pattern features two lapel options, two sleeve lengths and two hem lengths!  With flattering lines on both outer and lining fabrics, this design is completely reversible!  The perfect accessory for layering throughout all seasons!

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Suggested fabric for the outer is a medium to heavyweight 2-way or 4-way stretch knit with structure and good recovery, such as ponte, Liverpool or cotton lycra.  Lining fabric can be made with a lighter weight knit.  However, any knit fabric with at least 50% stretch will work, but may not give the same results.

line-drawingsThe testers outdid themselves with this one!

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Grab the all-new Riki Blazer while it’s 25% off thru Friday!  And make sure you check out the George & Ginger and Riki Prints groups on Facebook for more tester photos and info!

 

Fancy Front Collection RELEASE!

Today at George & Ginger, The Fancy Front Collection is LIVE!  Three amazing patterns, perfect for fall weather!

Add a little drama to your wardrobe with the Drama Dress!  With beautiful drape and tons of options, this design is perfect for any special event or wear it for every day!  Four sleeve lengths options (including sleeveless), pocket option, slim and full skirt versions…PLUS four necklines (basic, collar, keyhole and bow tie) to choose from!  It’s easy to customize this top to your style and taste!

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Go unique in the Sassy Side Top and Dress!  Choose from three sleeve lengths (short, 3/4 and long sleeves) with a gorgeous ruched panel that sweeps to the side!  A completely new and flattering look!

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So many looks in one pattern with the Rival Dress!  This comfortable, sporty design is perfect for every day!  Four sleeve lengths options (including sleeveless), pockets…PLUS three necklines (basic, hood and cowl) to choose from!  It’s easy to customize this top to your style and taste!  Make something fabulous for YOU today!

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As always, the testers did an awesome job!

Save 25% on each individual pattern in the Fancy Front Collection…or grab the bundle at an even bigger discount…thru Friday, 11/11!  And don’t forget to stop by the GG Pattern Group for more tester photos and pattern details!

Have a great week!  Happy Sewing!

G&G Game Gear RELEASE!

Get ready for game day with the G&G Game Gear Set! The activewear tee includes two versions, a basic tee and a padded armor tee perfect for football, soccer, hockey and more! Short and long sleeve lengths make it easy to customize for different sports seasons! And a bonus game day football jersey is also included! Suitable for boys and girls, this pattern is a must-have for sports fans!

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Suggested fabric for the tee is a 4-way performance knit, including lycra and spandex blends. However, any knit fabric with at least 50% stretch will work. For the padding in the tee, Pellon FF77 Flex Foam Sew-In interfacing is suggested…but any soft, thick fabric including fleece will work.
The jersey can be made with sports style mesh and other knit fabric with 20% stretch.

Check out all of the tester’s little sports fans!

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Save 25% on the new Game Gear pattern thru Friday!  No code necessary!  And be sure to stop by the G&G Facebook group for more tester photos and info!

New Fall Releases!

Today G&G is releasing two brand new must-have patterns for your collection…the Swagger Sweater and the Super Sleeve Top!

Complete your stylish wardrobe with The Swagger Sweater…a must have for your GG pattern collection!  This flattering, peplum design features four sleeve lengths!   With a fitted bodice and double back skirt, this pattern is perfect for every day or a night out!  You can find this pattern in our new G&G Staples Collection!

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The GG Super Sleeve Top is five patterns in one!  Five different sleeve styles with multiple lengths, customize the perfect tunic for every day!  Including a basic sleeve, poof sleeve, gathered cuff sleeve, angled gathered sleeve and flutter sleeve…there’s something for everyone!  You can find this pattern in our Top Patterns section of the shop!

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The testers worked so hard this month!

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Don’t they look fabulous for fall?

Not only are we celebrating new patterns, check out the amazing Labor Day sale in the Etsy shop!  Use code LABORDAY2016 for 25% off your entire cart through Monday, including the Swagger and Super Sleeve!

Happy Shopping and Sewing…and have a great weekend!

 

 

Pleat Dress Double Release!

We have two new patterns for you today!  And it’s twice as exciting because they are a matching set!  The Sweet Pleat for women and The PeeWee Pleat for children!

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The Sweet Pleat Top and Dress is perfect for all occasions!  With top or dress length, four sleeve lengths and a beautiful box pleat design, this dress will carry you through all seasons!  Dress it up with fabulous heels or wear it with boots or flats for every day!  This stunning design is a must have for any trendy seamstress’ collection!

The G&G testers did an amazing job, as always!

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Along with the new releases, have you seen the brand new bundle section in the G&G shop?  Now you can purchase your favorite Mommy + Me patterns in a discounted bundle!

Save 25% on both pleat dresses individually or with the bundle through Friday!  And don’t forget to check out the G&G Facebook Group for more tester photos and reviews!

Traverse Tee RELEASE!

Today we welcome a new addition to the Staples Collection at G&G!  The Traverse Tee!

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Step into cooler weather with the trendy Traverse Tee!  This off-shoulder, beautifully draped top is a quick sew with striking results!  In solid fabric or prints, this will be a wardrobe staple!  Make something fabulous for YOU!

A 4-way stretch knit fabric with adequate drape, such as rayon spandex or sweater knit, is strongly suggested for this tee.  However, any knit fabric, including jersey knit, with at least 50% will work; though, it may not give the same results.

Check out the super cute tester photos!

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For the next 24 hours, the Traverse Tee is on sale for only $4!  So head over to the Etsy shop and grab your copy!  And go join the G&G Facebook group to see more photos and reviews!

New Line at G&G!

Today we are trying out a brand new line and section of the shop!  G&G Staples will be a collection of patterns perfect for your everyday wardrobe and easy on the budget!  All priced at $5 with the same great fit and amazing G&G pattern options you have grown to love!  First up is the GGVNeck releasing today!

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The GGVNeck will be your new go-to for selfish sewing!  With a flattering curved V neckline and optional pocket, this tee is perfectly graded for a beautifully draped fit.  Explore different types of fabrics and you will have a collection of v-necks in no time!  Create something fabulous just for you!

Check out all of the awesome tester photos!

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Suggested fabric for this tee is a 2-way lightweight jersey or rayon spandex knit for better drape.  However, any knit fabric, including cotton lycra, with at least 50% stretch will work.

For the next 24 hours, get this brand new pattern for only $4 in the Etsy shop!  No code required!  And be sure to head over to the Facebook Fan Group to stay up-to-date on new additions to the collection and sneak peeks of what is coming soon!

G&G Capsule Collection Release!

Fill your closet with the exclusive Capsule Collection!  So many ways to mix and match!  With these five patterns, it’s easy to customize a complete wardrobe just for you!

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The Capsule Tunic features two sleeve options, three dress lengths and elastic and drawstring versions!

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The Capsule Crop Top Set includes two top ruffle lengths, slim and full skirts options and instructions to add pickups!

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The Capsule Blouse has a looped sash and dolman sleeve design!

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The Capsule Wrap Vest Dress is a fitted design, lined and can be made reversible with two different lapel widths!

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The Capsule Capris feature two waistband options (flat front elastic back and yoga) in woven or knit options!

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Be sure to grab these amazing patterns in the Etsy shop while they’re 25% off thru Saturday!  Buy the individual patterns you need…or purchase the entire collection at a discount!  And share your pattern creations in our facebook group!

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~Kristi

Vacation Dress RELEASE!

George & Ginger brings you a fun and flirty release today…

The Vacation Dress is fabulous and stunning for any occasion!  Released exclusively by G&G, this form-fitting, angled hem dress pattern is perfect for a night out or every day!  With four sleeve lengths, including sleeveless, this dress will carry you through all seasons!  Mix and match contrasting fabric with the decorative trim…  This stunning design is a must have for any trendy seamstress’ collection!

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Suggested fabric for this dress is a medium to heavyweight 2-way or 4-way stretch knit with structure and good recovery, such as ponte, Liverpool or cotton lycra, including custom knit.  However, any knit fabric with at least 50% stretch will work, but may not give the same results.

Check out the sleeve options!

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And that fun trim!

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The Vacation Dress will be on sale through Friday, May 13th!  Take advantage of the 25% intro discount!  Visit the Etsy shop and our Facebook group for more tester photos and pattern info!  And remember to follow the blog for a top and skirt pattern hack coming next week!

~Kristi

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NEW! G&G Fabric!

Today we’re excited to announce a brand new division at George & Ginger! A designer fabric line! With fabulous patterns and amazing fabric, G&G is a one-stop shop starting right now!

The first draft in the fabric collection is super fun and special to me… The Ugly Mug custom knit is perfect for commemorating your favorite pattern designer! This highly-technical, cell phone screenshot, flipped and repeated design is printed on 58” wide 220 gsm 95%/5% cotton lycra! Perfect for skippies! And with a super exclusive cocoa butter-scented feature, no more stinky boxes of fabric! Bonus! Be on the lookout for more fabric selections such as cotton woven, minky and swim to fulfill all of your pattern needs!

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G&G fabric is sold by the yard, half yard and also scrap packs, including finely shredded pieces for all of those unique and small projects. You can find the order form in the pinned post of the George & Ginger pattern group! This round will run through today, so don’t hesitate!

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For inspiration using G&G fabric, check out my amazing seamstress models in action! Get the support your booty needs with the skippy pattern…and Kristi’s face.

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Also, Happy April Fools Day.

The original prankster,

Kristi

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