Jersey

Winter Eva Tunic Dress in Nero Kurepu

With the latest arrival of some pretty gorgeous Japanese wool crepe – Nero Kurepu (also available in Cherry Red) – I was keen to whip myself up a lovely crepe Eva Dress for winter. Because I wanted to wear this with fitted jersey…

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Sewing Tessuti – a blogging round-up II

Following on from this blog post back in July (sheesh – was it really that long ago?), I’ve put together another round-up featuring some recent and inspiring makes from Tessuti patterns and fabrics: Kristy’s Burda 3/2009 #113 made up in…

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From Beginner to Sewing With Knits

Meet Emilie – keen surfer and new-ish sewer! After attending our beginners class back in July, Emilie’s kept up her interest in sewing ever since and has just attended one of our Sewing With Knits classes with Megan. Emilie successfully…

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Our newest pattern – The Lola Tee

I have a niece called Lola. Not long after she was born I heard this song – Whatever Lola Wants. In the ensuing years, any time I saw Lola having a tantrum that song would play on a loop in…

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Making friends with Mandy

I made one Mandy Boat Tee and then headed straight back to the sewing machine to make another. It’s a super quick sew and the kind of garment that has a place in every wardrobe. My first version is made…

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Pattern Review – Japanese M Patterns (M137)

Here’s a great jersey top creation made by Margaret in our 100% Modal jersey Teal Matisse Jersey.    The pattern used is Japanese M pattern – M137, a boat neck top with cuffed magyar sleeves. Thanks Margaret for letting us share your creation…

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Autumn Dreams Jersey/Ponti Dress

Regular Melbourne customer Clare is a designer/dressmaker based in the Ballarat area. Mostly, we shoot the fabric breeze over the phone but it’s always lovely to see her in person. She recently visited us wearing this very simple, striking dress…

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