Pattern Reviews

My Teal Brooklyn

Here’s my version of our latest pattern, the Brooklyn Coat. After swathing myself (yes, you swathe a LOT when you work in a fabric shop) in every one of our new boiled wools, I finally chose Teal because (a) It’s…

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NEW :: Brooklyn Coat Pattern

  Twelve months ago to the day, we released our Sydney Jacket pattern. The response was phenomenal (thank you!) and we hope you love this new pattern just as much.  Brooklyn Coat in Plum Tepore Meet our Brooklyn Coat. This…

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NEW :: Helga Shirt Pattern

Meet Helga – our latest Tessuti pattern! About ten weeks ago we put up this photo (below) of Helga on Instagram.  Helga (the customer – not the shirt 😉 had taken her pattern – modified to suit her shape –…

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NEW Audrey Shirt Pattern

Meet our newest pattern, the Audrey Shirt!  Japanese 100% Cotton – Black Supesu (also available in grey and navy) This lovely collared design features a clever tie-front detail that is both flattering and stylish. The side ties extend from the…

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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

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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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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City Gym Shorts a.k.a Bloody Ace Shorts

You know those patterns that you sew up and then you just want to make ten more? OK, it’s THESE!  The City Gym Shorts from Purl Soho tick so many of my TNT boxes. They’re quick, cute, comfortable, scrap-busting, easy…

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The Annie Dress modified to top

Annie Top (modified straps) in seersucker Japanese 100% cotton Ripple Spot (Navy still available at Chatswood and Melbourne stores only) We’ve had such a fabulous response to our recently released Annie Dress that we wanted to show you how great this…

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