The Persephone Pants

If patterns were a buzzword then the Persephone Pants are, right now, the hottest one out there. The pattern, produced by Colorado-based designer Anna Allen, is described as being “based on photographs of men’s 1920s-’40s US Navy sailor pants.” The…

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SKYLINES COMPETITION. AND THE WINNERS ARE…

Congratulations to the following five prize winners in our 2018 Skylines Sewing Competition. First Place goes to Olivia with her fabulously full-skirted dress. We thought this elegant design was a brilliant fabric/style match. It’s a little bit Dolce & Gabbana,…

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INTRODUCING THE (FREE!) MONROE TURTLENECK PATTERN

Meet our latest pattern – the Monroe Turtleneck! Featuring drop shoulders, a turtleneck collar and optional three quarter or full length fitted sleeves, Monroe is a super quick and super stylish sewing project. This top was unquestionably inspired by our (and…

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SKYLINES SEWING COMPETITION

Are you ready for a sewing challenge that could win you some pretty great prizes? Almost two years have passed since our last one (remember Cut Out Lace?) so we’re very excited to launch our 2018 Skylines Sewing Competition! This time around we’ve…

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OUR NEW PATTERN :: MEET THE CLAUDIA DRESS

So here in Australia we’ve just entered the final month of summer and while we could start releasing autumn patterns, we’ve decided to hold onto the sunny season for just a little bit longer so we can introduce you to our…

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My latest Bondi Dresses

We’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of our new Japanese fabrics bought on our fabric buying trip late last year. Cue massive relief that they arrived while we’re still in summer! I’ve been very eager to start on this dress…

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Our latest pattern – The Bondi Dress

Meet our first pattern for the new year – the Bondi Dress. If she looks a little familiar that’s because she is! Back in March 2016, we published this blog post showing you how to modify our Ruby Dress pattern. Since then,…

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Vogue 9237 :: Double linen, double gingham

Happy 2018 friends! I hope the new one has started out in just the right way for you. We were going to start the blogging year off with a new pattern but I’m sneaking in this one first because deadlines and…

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New (and FREE digital) Athina Top Pattern

Meet our latest pattern – the Athina Top! Those who follow us over on Instagram may remember that, back in June, we published this photo of Silva wearing a tunic length version. We had more than a few enquiries for the…

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The Raglan With The Ruffle

A few months ago I bought a RTW top that really isn’t a style that I would normally go for. I’m not above the odd ruffle but this design carries distinct frill factor which, on me, feels…different. The top was…

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