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Max & Meena Pattern Testing- Pick a Pocket Romper

As I have mentioned Max & Meena is one of my 12376595_10153507614411185_5779686498713080562_nfavorite pattern makers to work with.  Her patterns are some of my customers favorite products.  After all the All Ears Hoodies and the Maxaloones are my top requested custom items!!!

I was once again lucky enough to be a tester for one of her rompers!  Sadly for me I must admit Murphy and his evil laws bit me on this testing phase and I didn’t get to fully enjoy this pattern testing round like I normally do.  However, now that testing has been finalized and we all rocked out the sizing I am excited to make some more rompers for Toots as well as for customer orders.

I have a few different Rompers I offer.  The lap neck on this version makes a nice alternative to having to use snaps or zippers since you can just pull it up and off!!  There are several options for this pattern as well:

  • Short and Long Sleeves
  • Bum Circle (cute and extra room for cloth diapered bums)
  • Shorts or Full Length Pants
  • Half Circle Kangaroo Pockets, Front Pouch Pocket, Cargo Pockets, Sleeve or Chest Pockets
  • Optional Leg Snaps

I must say my favorite thing to do with this romper so far is use some of daddy’s old t-shirts!!

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Max & Meena Pattern Testing- Maritime Dress

As a fairly dusty seamstress it has been so amazing to stop and think about the work that goes into a handmade piece of clothing.  But then after you start Maritime Dress Drop Waisttrying to tweak a pattern and you realize how utterly amazingly talented the pattern makers are as well.

When I saw that one of my favorite pattern makers was asking for testers I of course jumped at the opportunity.  As soon as I got the email invite to the tester group I felt like I just got asked to sit at the cool kids table… and those cool kids were all super secret spies!

Being a tester for a few different pattern makers now I must say anyone selected by Max & Meena are LUCKY!  She is patient, friendly, intelligent, helpful and also does a great job of providing well outlined patterns with easy to use layers to make printing and assembly.  I guess I am a pattern layer snob now.  When I order a pattern and it doesn’t have layers I cry a little inside while I am printing it all out.  Max & Meena saved me some tears on this one!

This pattern allows me to offer my customers some really cute options for there little girls:

  • Drop Waist or Empire Waist
  • Sleeveless, Short Sleeve, 3/4 Sleeve and Long Sleeve
  • Pockets on the Front and/or Sleeves

It is fun to look back on how this pattern has progressed to get the right fit!

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I can’t wait to make more and more of these fun dresses for my customers and the little ladies in their lives!