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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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Ruby’s wedding dress, made with love

We received a lovely email from newlywed Ruby and promptly ooh-ed and ahhh-ed over the gorgeous photos attached. This dress! And made by her grandmother no less… Hello lovely Tessuti staff! A quick email to thank you for your fabulous…

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Modified Ruby Dress in Pebble Washed Linen

EDITED :: Due to popular demand, we have released this modification as a stand-alone pattern –  the Bondi Dress. See this blog post for more details. ****** I’d been thinking about this subtle modification for our Ruby Top/Dress pattern for…

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Ruby Tuesday (with mods)

After my Butterick 6178 love fest, I shifted my sewing plans to tops. More specifially, tops that I could wear with culottes. Being a slim fit, flat front and true-waisted pant, I figured a cropped style would work really well…

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Ruby Cubed = Triple Love

I started on my first Ruby late last year and due to some binding shennanigans, promptly stalled. You would think that by virtue of editing our patterns I’d be pretty good at following the instructions, right? Erm, this time no….

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That Ruby Pattern – she’s versatile!

As mentioned in my last post, here are the other Ruby Top/Dress versions worn to this year’s Sydney Tessuti Christmas party. First up is Georgia’s Ruby Dress (above, with added side pockets) made up in a panel of 100% silk Big On…

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Silk/Lace Ruby Dress

You may have noticed on our Instagram feed that I’ve been working on a new dress for our Tessuti Sydney Christmas party. As usual, I left things to the very last moment and only decided on what to make two nights…

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Meet our NEW pattern – The Ruby Top/Dress

Hello readers! Meet our newest pattern – the Ruby Top/Dress. This simple sleeveless design features a high neckline, cutaway armholes and keyhole back opening. The style is slightly flared at the hemline and makes a perfect floaty garment for the warmer months or…

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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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