Simplicity

Pattern Review – Cynthia Rowley 2497 modified

Long time no see Janet! She’s back this time with Cynthia Rowley’s 2497 (View C) as a top. The fabric is our 100% silk Madmen Floral, providing the perfect (farewell!) summer top.The tiered skirt was made without a pattern, using…

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Pattern Review – Simplicity 2951

Always a sucker for a quality hail spot, Georgia made up this sweet dress for her daughter Jess in our Clip Voile White 100% Cotton. The pattern used is Project Runway’s Simplicity 2951 pattern. There were a few adjustments made…

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Pattern Review – Simplicity 2579

Mrs. T‘s daughter – let’s call her Miss T – is following in her Mum’s footsteps and embarking on her first year as a primary school teacher. During the school holidays, Mrs. T made her this gorgeous dress, Simplicity 2579…

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More wonderful Tessuti creations…

Received another wonderful email from one of our customers, this time from Helen who sent me these photos of her latest sewing projects in Tessuti Fabrics. Helen says: “…I made an outfit for my 6 week old granddaughter, Scarlett. Here…

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Pattern Review – Simplicity 2406

Belinda, a busy mum and Tessuti online customer from WA, kindly sent me pictures via email of these two lovely dresses made up in Cynthia Rowley pattern Simplicity 2406. The first is View B made up in Japanese cotton Hokko…

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Pattern Review – Simplicity 3877 without godets

Here’s another finished garment made in last Saturday’s Sew Inn class. This easy and perfect summer dress – Simplicity 3877 – was made by Margaret in our Italian 100% cotton lawn ‘Etro Bluebells’ (sold out) Margaret chose View D but…

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Pattern Review – Simplicity 9825

We’ve featured this printed camel/black printed stretch woven before, here and here. We’ve now got Jo’s lovely version in Simplicity 9825. This skirt pattern has several variations, all on the shaped yoke, including straight or a-line in ankle, calf and…

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Pattern Review – Simplicity 2909

I’m sorry that these photos don’t do justice to Piper’s sweet ‘Mauve Lemon Buds’ dress made by her mum Sandra. Piper was a perfect little model for me today and deserved a much better photograher! Nonetheless you can still take…

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Pattern Review – Simplicity 2588

Meet Hannah. She works in our Melbourne store and is otherwise known as The Remnant Queen for her talent (and thriftiness!) in transforming half price remnants into sweet little numbers. Here’s a perfect example – Simplicity 2588 – made up…

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