New Sydney Classes – Learn to Sew a Kaftan

We’ve just added a new sewing class to our timetable and it’s a summer dream! In this class, you’ll learn to sew the Isabelle Kaftan, designed by sewing instructor Nikki. It comes in five design variations (pictured above) and is…

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Pattern Review: Simplicity 9326

It’s been a few years since I made an ‘occasion’ dress and our staff Christmas dinner provided the perfect opportunity to make a pattern I’ve had my eye on for a while. The pattern is Simplicity s9326 and just when I thought…

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Our Kate Top Pattern: Updated & Expanded

We’re slowly working on expanding the sizing on a selection of our existing Tessuti patterns and here’s the latest one – the Kate Top. Originally released eight years ago, this sewing pattern continues to deliver everything we want in a…

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Introducing our new Jensen Pants pattern

Introducing our latest pattern, the Jensen Pants! These pants have been on the pattern to-do list for a long time. Five years in fact, so let’s make that a really long time. And that really is a testament to their timeless style…

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Tessuti Multi Elastic Waist Skirt: A Sewing Tutorial

Here’s a simple skirt we’re calling the Multi Elastic Waist Skirt. Wordy, sure, but also accurate. The design features (optional) pockets and a waistband comprising three rows of elastic fed through three tunnel casings. It was completely inspired by the arrival…

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The NEW Mattea Dress & Mattea Top Pattern

We’re gearing up for summer days & summer nights with our latest pattern. Introducing Mattea – a simple, comfortable style that offers options for both a dress (View A) and top (View B) in one pattern. Mattea has been designed…

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Bailee Shorts + Tessuti Robe = LOVE

Been seeing some cute robe and short sets around so when this Capri Pink Stripe 100% textured cotton fabric arrived it screamed “MAKE ME INTO A CUTE ROBE AND SHORTS SET!” So that’s exactly what we did. Check out the gorgeous…

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Face To Face with the Athina Top

Here’s a design from our first drop of new & exclusive Tessuti Fabrics prints. Face To Face is a black & white 150gsm linen that’s perfect for tops, skirts, dresses, shirts and jumpsuits. Silva has used it here with our free PDF…

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The Leni Top, but make it a dress

Pinterest made me do it, as Pinterest often does. I found this Raey dress (below), saved it and could not get it out of my head. There’s something really appealing to me about wearing loose dresses with plenty of fabric…

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New Menorca Crinkle linens (and sewing tips too)

New season means new fabrics! With our southern hemisphere spring so close we can smell it, here come all the lovely, light and colourful new arrivals. This week, we’re releasing our Menorca Check crinkle linen range. We’ve long, loooong, looooooooong…

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