Linen

If you only have one sleeve, make it BIG

I have SO much love for the big sleeves trend right now. A love affair that undoubtedly began with this dress but has just taken flight with all the big sleeved beauties out there in RTW and pattern land. And this new top…

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The Pietra Pants by Closet Core Patterns

Five or more years ago I bought a pair of tapered khaki pants that became one of my best wardrobe buddies. They had pockets. The waistband was elasticised in the back and they had a button-up fly front that I…

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The Olya Shirt by Paper Theory Designs

In my last shirt post I mentioned that I’d already chosen my next shirt project and so here it is – the Olya Shirt from Paper Theory Patterns. I’d spied a few beautiful versions of this pattern on insta but this perfect, crisp…

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The Fairfield Button Up (Birthday) Shirt

Is it even a birthday shirt if it isn’t gifted a little bit late? Not including the ten years of promises to make him one, this arrived just four days after his actual birthday so I’ll call that a gift win….

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The Brumby Skirt

Meet the skirt that’s been a solid four months in the making. It was actually finished, even worn, last October before I decided to make a minor adjustment which relegated it to the alteration pile. In my world, the alteration…

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Getting back to basics: Athina & Georgie

When this Airmail Stripe linen arrived last month, I loved it straight off the bat. It’s a 98% linen, 2% viscose blend with classic fine stripes. Say no more. I was looking for an easy, casual style to make it up in so…

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Introducing the Coni Tunic Pattern

Say hi to our very first pattern of 2019 – the Coni Tunic! We’re pretty excited to release this pattern while there’s still some life and warmth left in our summer yet. And we’re equally excited to release it to followers…

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Paper Bag Tie-Strap Dress in European Linen

Our linen range has been flying out the door and nothing beats wearing a natural linen sundress in summer. This slip-on dress was a special request from my daughter Gabby after she spotted our latest washed European linen collection. She quickly…

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The Maya Top

True story. Earlier this year we replaced the old cover of our Robbie Pants pattern with this photo below and since then, we’ve been fielding weekly queries asking us if the pattern is ours and/or where can I find it? And so,…

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My Romy Top to Dress

Thanks for yesterday’s amazing response to our latest Romy Top pattern. For those of you who’ve already purchased the pattern, we’re super excited to see your versions out and about. And if you have, or are thinking about it, here’s…

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