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Olive & Opal Maker Round Up | Part 2

Olive & Opal maker round up

We’ve loved showing you the gorgeous Olive & Opal makes from some of our favourite makers these past few weeks. The time following a release is always so exciting as we slowly see all of you get into your patterns! We had so many incredible makes we wanted to share that we’ve got a second maker email to share with you!

Take a look at these beautiful makes, and be sure to tag #MNopal or #MNolive and @megannielsenpatterns on Instagram when you post your own! We’d love to see and share your makes!

Pauline's Olive top Pauline's Olive topPauline's Olive top WHO // Pauline from @sewuthinkucan. Be sure to check out her review on her blog, Sew You Think You Can Knock Off!

WHAT SHE MADE // View C Olive blouse and View C Opal shorts!

WHY WE LOVE IT // What’s not to love about this beautiful top with ruffles and puffy sleeves! The best part is that it’s been repurposed from two yellow gingham vintage dresses!

Star's Opal shortsWHO // Star from @wellfibre.

WHAT SHE MADE // View C Opal shorts.

WHY WE LOVE IT // We love how the simple patch pocket adds a little element of difference to a wonderful basic short!

WHO // Sylvia from @theravelout. You can also check out her review of the Olive pattern on her blog The Ravel Out.

WHAT SHE MADE // View B Olive dress with a super cute tiered skirt and side ties.

WHY WE LOVE IT // The colour! The frill! Sylvia’s smile! It’s such a beautiful take on the Olive dress! Be sure to take a look at her website for a little explanation on how to create her waist ties to help cinch in the waist!

Gyasti Opal View CWHO // Gyasti from @gyasti.

WHAT SHE MADE // View C Opal shorts.

WHY WE LOVE IT // Look at the pattern matching on Gyasti’s shorts! I love the full length extended pockets too, so amazing!

Tino's Opal pants Tino's Opal pants Tino's Opal pantsWHO // Tino from @sewstartino. Check out her review on the pattern on her blog Sew Star Tino!

WHAT SHE MADE // View A Opal pants.

WHY WE LOVE IT // Tino’s described these pants as ‘sparkly’, I’d say they are downright amazing! Opal is such a great casual pant, but I think Tino’s showed just how great they can be in dressy fabrics too!

Carole Olive View B Carole Olive View B Carole Olive View BWHO // Carole from @carolerankin.

WHAT SHE MADE // View B Olive dress.

WHY WE LOVE IT // It’s so light and breezy, this Olive dress has got me wishing for Summer days. Such a great use of alternating stripes too!

Faith Opal pantsFaith Opal pantsWHO // Faith from @faithstjules.

WHAT SHE MADE // View B Olive dress.

WHY WE LOVE IT // Oh Faith, your makes are always incredible, but these pants are the stuff of dreams! The Opal wide leg (View B) with the paper bag waist of View A is such a good way to mix and match the pattern views!

WHO // Holly from @hollydollydarling

WHAT SHE MADE // View B Olive dress with ties.

WHY WE LOVE IT // We’ve shown you Holly’s dress with ties a few times just because it’s so beautiful!! It’s such a beautiful hack, we wanted to share it again.

Danica's Olive blouseWHO // Danica from @danicadoesit. You can also check out her review of the Olive pattern on her blog Danica Does It.

WHAT SHE MADE // View A Olive blouse.

WHY WE LOVE IT // Danica’s Olive top has to be one of my favourites, it’s just so pretty! Plus look at that pattern matching! It’s gorgeous!


What about you?! We’d love to see what you’re creating from the Opal pants & shorts pattern and the Olive dress & blouse pattern!

Don’t forget to tag your creations #MNopal, #MNolive and @megannielsenpatterns to share what you’ve been working on, and check out what everyone else is up to!

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About Author

Anita is the Operations Manager here at Megan Nielsen Patterns, and happily works on multiple areas of the business in any one day! Anita is the first port of call for any of your customer service enquiries, manages daily operations and oversees all pattern production, graphic design, website maintenance, inventory management & drinking all the coffee/eating all the cookies in the cupboard.

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3 years ago

Love all the finished creations.