NEW :: The Yuki Dress Pattern

Meet our newest pattern – the Yuki Dress! We’re SO excited for this autumn release because it really is the perfect style for those in-between seasons. The overall design is a loose fitting, knee length tunic dress which features extended shoulders, forward angled…

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The Genoa Tote

I’m fairly sure that for most of you, the Genoa Tote needs no introduction. Released in September last year, it’s a most excellent collaboration between Pattern Fantastique and (Blogless) Anna and has had some very worthy blog and Instagram coverage. The pattern…

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Swimstyle Patterns :: The Heiress Bikini

Last September I blogged my Sophie Swimsuit and in that post, talked about how I’d purchased a bikini pattern, cut it out and – long story short – freaked out.  The pattern I was referring to was Swimstyle’s Heiress Bikini. I can’t quite remember how I…

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NEW :: Leni Top (and blog!)

Meet our latest Tessuti pattern – the Leni Top! After we released our much-loved Esther Shorts pattern in 2014, we really wanted to create a simple, classic cropped style that looked good with a high-waisted garment. A few years ago we went on a little journey with Leni…

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NEW :: Iris Dress Pattern

Say hello to our first pattern of 2017 – the Iris Dress! This flattering style incorporates an a-line shaped lantern skirt with side pockets that feature an upper topstitching detail.  The pattern includes options for both v-neck, sleeveless (Version A –…

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Pattern Review – McCalls 8193 One-piece Swimsuit

Lisa’s fantastic swimsuit make last year and my daughter’s constant requests for bikinis and simple one-pieces got me thinking that it was time to dive back in and try out some swimwear sewing. It’s been a really long time since I’ve sewn…

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Modified Linen/Liberty Alice Top

I often think about making little changes to our existing patterns, constantly inspired by styles and detail finishes I see in RTW garments. It’s a fun, easy way to alter a TNT pattern for a little variety. Since releasing our Alice…

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Pattern Review – Vogue 1515

For those of you who enquired about Eva’s dress from yesterday’s Instagram post, here are more images along with the pattern details. The pattern used for the dress was a pull-over ruffle necked top from Vogue 1515, extended into a dress with…

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Ruby with a Ruffle

Here’s my final sew for 2016 – a ruffled Ruby. Inspiration for this dress came via something similar I saw in a shop. Ok, it’s basically a direct copy. Also, dead easy and supremely comfortable. Whilst I normally have a…

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