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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Our New Pattern: Meet the Tamiko Pant

Meet our latest summer pattern – the Tamiko Pant! This pull-on pant features an elasticized waist and stitched-down side pockets. The special design feature is a lower leg panel that tapers inwards at the hem and is finished with a…

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Grainline Studio: The Archer Shirt

I have always loved shirts. Loved shirts and worn shirts. Loved shirts and worn shirts and bought shirts. So I never really needed another one and, truth be told, there was a little fear factor involved too. All those buttonholes….

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New and Updated Eva Dress Pattern

Meet our new, improved and re-released Eva Dress pattern. Originally published in 2013, Eva has always been one of your favourites and one of our favourites. So, what’s different? Firstly, we’ve updated our instructions with more comprehensive step-by-step explanations and…

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Vogue 9253 (that one with the really low V)

I’m pretty sure, no, POSITIVE that everyone who’s reading this post has seen already seen a version or twenty of Vogue 9253. And with good reason because it’s ace. One of the things I truly love best about this pattern is that,…

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NEW :: THE MILENDA DRESS PATTERN

Meet our latest pattern – the Milenda Dress! This simple, classic pull-on dress features short sleeves and pockets. The stitched-down pleats (on both front and back) release into the skirt for a relaxed, casual and comfortable style.   The pattern comes…

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Linen Lois, Silk Lois

Thanks so much for all your comments and feedback on our new Lois Dress pattern. Before we move onto to our next pattern release (fingers crossed for next week), I wanted to show you my two versions – one linen…

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My Sundress for September: Vintage McCalls 6587

It seems fitting that on Melbourne’s first really, truly, warm spring day, I present you with my Sundress in September project. I had a couple of sundress options languishing in the pattern stash but this more recent purchase – vintage…

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NEW :: THE LOIS DRESS PATTERN

Meet Lois – our newest pattern and pretty much my dream dress. We’ve been saving this one for a September release because it’s everything a spring dress should be – floaty, flirty and just a little bit sexy. Lois was…

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