Tessuti Staff and Friends

Anita’s Self Drafted Top and Skirt

Anita (who prepares all your online orders) made this fabulous, bias cut, eight panel skirt with side pockets in our Italian cotton corduroy ‘Flockette Spot’ (limited stock available Tessuti Surry Hills only). The camisole is made up in textured ‘Crimped…

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Pattern Review – Simplicity 9582

I’ve seen quite a few off-the-shoulder tops this season but Sachiyo’s version is now one of my favourites! Mum and I spotted her in our Chatswood store yesterday and when we saw her we had to find out if it…

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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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Eva Dress modified to skirt

Happy Friday folks! Here’s a quick post to show you how to make this most excellent and very simple pull-on lantern skirt.  To create the skirt, we used the pattern pieces marked centre panel and lower panel from our Eva…

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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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Lisa Dress mods by (clever) Coral

Here’s lovely Coral in two gorgeous modified versions of our Lisa Dress Pattern. She cut the bodice pieces as per pattern but, instead of creating the centre front button facing, sewed the front bodices together at centre front point, leaving…

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More of our NEW Kate Top – ideas and inspiration

Here’s our latest Kate Top pattern made up in Italian stretch woven cotton/elastane Fence Jumping (limited stock available in Chatswood and Melbourne only). Despite the simplicity of this top design, it works beutifully with a large print and we think…

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More of Vogue 9067 – View C

You guys loved Georgia’s last version of Vogue 9067 so I had to show you this very different looking version C that she made from the same pattern. The fabric is a cotton voile – Thistle Party – that’s unfortunately…

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Sheryl in (modified) Sophie Dress Pattern

We LOVE this image of Sheryl and her beautiful Welsh Springer Spaniel, Saffy.  Sheryl made up our Sophie Dress pattern (sleeved version) in a blue linen bought in France. The original pattern neckline was modified (see below), as detailed in this blog post . With gorgeous linens now…

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