LuLaRoe has become a giant phenomenon, and I have friends and family that are huge fans, but for the most part I’ve looked at what they offer and thought “Man, I’m glad I can sew.” Mostly because I often score RAD deals on knits and can actually save money sewing my own.
That said, I’ll admit I do own some pieces. I’m definitely not begrudging the consultants that sell LLR; sewing is not for everyone. Even as someone who does make her own clothes, sometimes there’s only time to buy ready to wear instead of DIYing.
That said, the beauty of sewing is you can make exactly what you want exactly how you want. You can get the exact fit, fabrication, and colors or prints that YOU love (well, the latter if you can find ’em). And prints really are LLR’s shtick; the garments themselves are all quite simple.
Basically, I keep seeing sewing patterns and repeatedly thinking “That’s LLR *insert name here*!” so I thought it would be fun to share my pattern and fabric suggestions for some popular garments they offer. Imitation is the purest form of flattery, amirite?
These are by no means the only options, but just the first or best (IMO) ones that have come to my mind. In no particular order… Continue reading “LuLaRoe Copycats: My Pattern Picks”