Hi! Welcome to Pattern Scout, a place for me to document my journey into sewing my own clothing. I’m on the hunt for the perfect pieces to add to my handmade, mostly-work-from-home wardrobe.

My name is Casey Sibley, and by day I run a small business designing textiles and making products. I wasn’t sure if I’d love sewing clothing since I sew A LOT for my business (which can feel like work at times). But I felt very pulled to the craft of slow fashion sewing and finally decided to give it a go after seeing so many beautiful indie sewing patterns and projects posted by home sewists online.

Long story short: I fell in love. So much so that I decided to dedicate a little corner of my studio (and the internet!) to my clothing sewing journey.

Now, I’m venturing into designing accessories patterns! I’ve designed a lot of products over the years, and some never saw the light of day if they took me too long to make on a production scale. Finding this sewing community offers the opportunity to launch more of the designs that I love, teach what I’ve learned about bag making over the years, and share my enthusiasm for sewing with others.