Dresses

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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2016 In Season Silk Comp winners!

Earlier today on Instagram, we announced the prize winners for our 2016 In Season Silk Sewing Competition. So big, shouty CONGRATULATIONS to our major prize winners below! Reannon’s dress does a spectacular job of showcasing this digital print in all…

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Style 2667 (and pattern hoarding)

Not so long ago I was sorting through my pattern collection, fantasizing…sorry, PLANNING all the things I’m going to make this year, when something occurred to me. There are two garment styles that I’m very much drawn to – shift…

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Modified Ruby Dress in Pebble Washed Linen

I’d been thinking about this subtle modification for our Ruby Top/Dress pattern for a while. This pattern has such a great classic shape and lends itself to so many possibilities. Plus with the glorious warm summer weather we’ve been having…

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NEW :: The Jane Dress Pattern

Meet our first pattern of 2016 – the Jane Dress! This a-line dress features a small neckline split, short sleeves and a side pocket. A side godet panel creates a clever asymetrical hemline. This dress is simple, stylish and makes…

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Modified Annie Dress Tutorial

If you follow us on Instagram you may have seen the image of my Tessuti Sydney Christmas party frock. My obvious pattern choice for the party was our recently released Annie Dress and this comfortable dress has been worn plenty this…

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Nani Iro + Eva = Summer

It’s definitely prime Eva wearing time. Here’s June in a great Eva Dress made up in cotton/linen Mountain View Yellow (sold out). There’s still a limited range of Nani Iro designs available here.

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Cali Faye Basics Dress

I’m not quite sure why the Cali Faye Collection of patterns has – ’til now – flown under my radar. It’s such a gorgeous “collection of minimalist designs” and I can easily say that I’d wear every single one of…

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Jana’s Wainscot Navy Linen Dress

Here’s a gorgeous creation that caught my eye yesterday at our Chatswood store! Lovely Jana made her dress in Wainscot Navy – vintage washed linen using a pattern she drafted herself. The back waist tie, navy glazed coconut buttons down centre…

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