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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The Berlin Jacket – now available in extended sizes

We are thrilled to announce the release of our Berlin Jacket pattern in the extended sizes 16-22. Originally released four years ago, the design remains one of our most popular winter patterns. This collarless, longline jacket features low patch pockets,…

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Introducing the Amara Vest

The development of this latest pattern coincided with an important global moment and global movement. This led us to taking some time to read and research local Indigenous organisations that we wish to support and promote in ways that we, as a fabric retailer, best can….

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The Zadie Jumpsuit

Another one ticked off that UFO/ISO/WFH list. Here’s my Zadie Jumpsuit, that globally beloved pattern from Paper Theory Patterns. Despite having owned the pattern for ages, I only just cut this one out in the lead up to isolation. I…

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The Wiksten Shift Dress

So many unfinished projects and now, some time. I’ve resolved to finish several UFOs before I move onto anything new so here’s completed Isolation Project #1 – the Wiksten Shift Dress. Most of you will know this pattern I’m sure…

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Free PDF Tessuti Apron Pattern

Here’s a pattern that’s been on our must-do list for a while now. It goes like that, until the right time, which definitely feels like now. So here it is – our new Tessuti Apron, and it’s FREE in PDF…

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Our New Rae Top Pattern

Back in February (which actually feels like somewhere between forever and a lifetime ago) we released our Rae Dress pattern and, at that time, mentioned plans to release a separate top pattern as well. Well finally, it’s here – meet…

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