Introducing the Ines Shirt Pattern

In November last year, Silva sewed a shirt sample to coincide with the release of a limited range of fabrics from Ikuntji Artists that we were carrying at the time. When we instagrammed, we also put some feelers out to gauge…

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Ines Shirt – Pocket Tutorial

Our latest pattern – the Ines Shirt – features a neat little ‘floating’ patch pocket that is not your average patch pocket. To help guide you through the sewing process, we’ve put together this step-by-step tutorial which shows – in…

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Sadie Slip Nightie with scalloped lace

We’ve all got our pyjama preferences and mine has always been the nightie. With the arrival of our latest Liberty Fabrics, I thought it was high time I shared this simple tutorial on how to add a scalloped lace edging…

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A modified Roscoe Blouse in Liberty

Not sure about you, but a large chunk of my 2020 has been spent online. I don’t shop much anymore and I haven’t shopped much this year, but I have browsed much. VERY much. Perhaps even VERY TOO MUCH. I’m…

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The Lennox Sweatshirt

2020. The Year of Comfort Dressing. On the back of our Avalon Pants release, we really felt that those oh-so-comfy bottoms deserved to be paired with an equally comfy top. With that in mind, let us introduce you to our…

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A Sundress In September – Vogue 2289

A sundress for Gabby and a sundress for September. I can’t take credit for this make as it was actually her Nonna Silva who made it for her. After trying to find it for a few years, I finally scored this…

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Introducing the Avalon Pants

Life is very different in 2020. It’s hard not to make some kind of connection between what many of us are now wearing (and sewing) and the strange and challenging times we find ourselves living in. I really don’t want…

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The Envelope Dress by Cris Wood

Don’t you just love it when a style of garment that you’ve fallen in love with pops up as a new pattern design? It’s like a lovely manifestation of all that’s good about sewing. This pattern is the Envelope Dress…

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