My Wiksten Kimono Jacket in Crinkle Linen

Oh you guys, this pattern. It’s the Wiksten Kimono Jacket, and I know we’re only five days into the new season and I haven’t even worn it yet (other than to strut proudly around the house), but I’m calling it – this…

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The Roberts Collection Jumpsuit

The jumpsuit. Both controversial and awesome in equal measure. I’ve dipped in and out of love with them through the years and while I have owned a few in my time, I’ve never sewn one. ‘Til now. My starting point was…

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INTRODUCING THE SOHO COAT PATTERN

Meet our final winter pattern for 2018 – the Soho Coat! This stylish, classic coat is unlined and features a turned back collar, side pockets, drop shoulders, topstitched side seams and full-length sleeves with rolled back cuffs. The finished length has…

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Vintage Vogue 2429…and all the choices

I’ve touched on my love of vintage patterns many times. No. Make that many, MANY times. My collection has arrived at that impressive point where I have so many that I usually forget what’s in there, so it always a…

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OUR NEW PATTERN :: THE MELBOURNE TRENCH COAT

Sydney has the Sydney Jacket and now it’s Melbourne’s turn. Meet our latest pattern – the Melbourne Trench Coat! This single-breasted trench coat is unlined and features a button-through opening, inverted back pleat, curved patch pockets, collar and detachable hood….

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Our new pattern :: The Felicia Pinafore Dress

Meet our latest pattern – the Felicia Pinafore Dress! This classic design has been in our thought bank for YEARS and we’re so excited to have finally made it happen! Felicia is pull-on dress and features a sleeveless bodice with…

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Our latest pattern – The Hazelwood Top

Meet our latest pattern – the Hazelwood Top! Hazelwood has a stylish A-line silhouette and features a relaxed, funnel neck collar, full length set-in sleeves and wide hem and sleeve facings. The pattern comes with two lengths – Version A (shorter length…

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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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