The Norah Dress and Tunic Pattern: It’s HERE!

The Norah Dress and Tunic
sized 12 months to 12 years
I truly can’t believe the time is here!   
My very first pattern release….eeek!
It will normally be $9, but you can purchase it for only $7 until Tuesday evening.   I have it ready for purchase at Etsy and Craftsy.
This is the first of many patterns, but this one will probably always remain very special to me.  I have put so many hours of effort into it and I really hope it shows.
The Norah Dress and Tunic is a super versatile pattern sized 12 months to 12 years.  You can create so many variations with just this one pattern.  Stay tuned because I will be sharing lots of tester photos and information all week!
I lucked out with some of the most amazing, most helpful, most wonderful testers out there.   Honestly.   They have been so supportive and so willing to test and retest (and retest again) until I got this pattern just the way I wanted.   Thank you to all of my wonderful helpers.
One more important player was Jodi from Jocole Patterns.   She was my digitizer and my right hand (wo)man.   She was awesome and so great to work with!   Thanks Jodi!
I am so thrilled with my first pattern and I hope you are too.
If you end up making the Norah Dress or Tunic, feel free to share your finished products over at my Flickr page and I might just do a blog feature every now and then!
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Hayley Crouse is a wife, mother and multifaceted designer. Her love of sewing, crafting, cooking and interior design infuses her daily life and naturally spills over into her online presence. She pushes the envelope of her creativity and hopes that others will be inspired to do the same. She currently authors the Welcome to the Mouse House Blog, is the pattern designer behind Mouse House Creations and is a collaborative designer with Willow & Co. Patterns.
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25 Responses to The Norah Dress and Tunic Pattern: It’s HERE!

  1. Kelly S October 21, 2013 at 3:47 pm #

    Big huge congratulations!!!

  2. sewVery October 21, 2013 at 3:50 pm #

    Congratulations, Hayley! It looks amazing, and I know it will be a big success!

  3. Erin Biggers October 21, 2013 at 4:01 pm #

    It’s so cool to see how different each of the dresses above are. This is definitely my new go-to pattern. You did an amazing job!

  4. Lauryn October 21, 2013 at 4:04 pm #

    Congrats Hayley! What an awesome accomplishment!

  5. sharonsharon October 21, 2013 at 4:12 pm #

    Congrats! I love it! Thanks for the bigger size options. Woot~~

  6. Olga Becker @ Kid Approved October 21, 2013 at 4:50 pm #

    Woo-hoo! Congratulations!

  7. Celina October 21, 2013 at 5:39 pm #

    Oh I cannot wait to sew mine up! Congratulations!!!

  8. Michelle October 21, 2013 at 6:40 pm #

    Congratulations, Hayley! It looks fabulous!

  9. Rebecca Holmes October 21, 2013 at 7:18 pm #

    Yay!!! A BIG CONGRATS! You deserve it!

  10. Sheena Anderson October 21, 2013 at 7:42 pm #

    Congrats!! I love the collar.

  11. Suz October 21, 2013 at 9:54 pm #

    Congratulations hayley!! It’s gorgeous!!

  12. Janiene Bishop October 22, 2013 at 1:28 am #

    Yay! This is an adorable pattern!

  13. Robyn October 22, 2013 at 3:54 am #

    I was searching last night for just this exact pattern… For real… You should see my pinterest board! 😉 and lookin here it is! I always stumble around and over analyze before I buy one more pattern…. But not this time! It is already in my email in box. Woo hoo! I am going to finish my kiddos Halloween costumes then it will be sweet Norah’s turn! Can’t wait! Thanks.

  14. Emily Thompson October 22, 2013 at 12:51 pm #

    awww SO super cute! I love it! Congrats on your first pattern… all the testers photos make it look awesome! Emily

  15. Lauren Boyer October 22, 2013 at 5:41 pm #

    Girl- this is SUPER cute! I love it. It has a modern flare with a vintage feel. I think you did a great job- Hope to be able to try it one day. You did an awesome job! let me know if you ever need a tester. I would be glad to!
    Lauren Boyer-

  16. Toni Barsi October 27, 2013 at 11:23 pm #

    Congratulations Hayley! Your dress is adorable, and I’ll definitely be adding it to my to-do list for spring!

  17. ★Max California October 28, 2013 at 8:01 am #

    Holy crap this colourway and tunic is ridiculously adorable!


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