NEW :: Our Sadie Slip Dress Pattern

Meet our latest pattern – the Sadie Slip Dress. Since we saw this trend popping up (and because we lived and loved it through the 90s), we’ve had this design on our patternmaking radar.  Though it can most definitely be…

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A (second) Sundress in September

You’ll have to take my word for it that I finished this one in September, being intended as it was for this little sewing incentive that I got going at the start of the month. I may have gone very hard…

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The Sophie Swimsuit from Closet Case Files

When I started 2016 with the idea of not buying any clothing (more in this post here), I knew a swimsuit would feature somewhere in my immediate sewing future. In the lead up to a mid-winter holiday back in June,…

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Vintage Style 1944 & A Sundress in September

Back in March, I went and got all deep(ish) and reflective about my pattern collection and the amount of sundress patterns within it. And then winter came and I just went and bought a few more because OF COURSE it makes…

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Our NEW pattern – the Frankie Dress/Top

Hey readers! We’re so happy to introduce you to our latest pattern – the Frankie Top/Dress. In addition to being a cruisy sew, she’s also pretty versatile and we love her because she’s suitable for ALL the seasons.    I…

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Cut Out Lace Sewing Competition

Valentino 2012 Spring RTW (inspiration) We’re really, truly excited to be launching our Cut Out Lace Competition! All you have to do is create an outfit that showcases any one of the three gorgeous competition laces and you’ll be in…

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Pattern Review – Vintage Style 1652

Vintage Pattern Hunting…that’s a legitimate hobby, right? These days, I buy more of those than of the currently-in-print variety. It may be a throwback to my former occupation as a picture researcher but I really do love the whole vintage…

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