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The merriest Christmas and happiest 2015 to all our followers, customers and friends. We are SO looking forward to bringing you more fabrics, inspiration, patterns and comps in the new year. Have a special and safe one and if you…

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Pattern Review – Vogue 8993

Here’s a look at Georgia’s latest make, this dress made up in Vogue 8993 in a lovely stretch cotton, Autumn Botanics from last summer (now sold out). You may have seen this printed cotton/elastane made up by Rachel (Boo Dogg and…

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Giddy (and good-y) Spring sewing

There is something about spring/summer fabrics that makes me a little giddy. Not giddy in an off-balance, middle-ear-infection kinda way. Think more over-excited kid bursting with joy on Christmas morning. It’s the colours, the prints, the lightness, the choices (oh,…

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New pattern – Meet our Esther Shorts

Summer Esther made up in Shima Kuro Meet our newest pattern – Esther! This classic, vintage-style short pattern is high waisted and features flattering side seams that sit away (and forward) from the hip. Finished with a side invisible zipper…

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Modiccian Mosaic Drawstring Dress

Last week I posted Lily’s maxi dress . Here’s sister Ruby’s stunning, similar version made up in our Italian digital printed silk satin Modiccian Mosaic.  The colours in this print just scream summer in the most stylish of ways! To make…

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No, it’s not you it’s the pattern!

We’re posting to let everyone know that we have identified an error in our latest Eva Dress Pattern! Due to a printing error the actual size pattern sheet that contains the bodice, sleeve and skirt panels has been printed/scaled 5% larger. Please discard…

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Summer weight Italian knits are back!

Our latest shipment of beautiful Italian designer fabrics are now available! The most coveted fabrics each summer are our latest striking summer weight Italian knits. These favourites are perfect for soft furnishings, throws, dresses, cardigans, skirts and scarves. Here’s Hilary wearing Miss Aquilegia…

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Morgan’s Enigma Splash Dress

We received an email from Morgan recently, together with images of her latest creations in our fabrics.  Here is this dress she made up for a lucky friend. The dress pattern is based on V8667 with slight alterations made to the original pattern,…

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Tutorial: How To Make Your Own Fitted Sheets

Prompted by the arrival of our fabulous 100% linen sheeting range, here’s a tutorial to show you just how easy it is to make your own fitted sheets. It might be easier to enlarge the images as you work through…

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The Italians are here!

  We’re in love! Our new season Italian spring/summer stock is now arriving in-store and online and it’s a fabric feast of vibrant colours and compositions. This year, we’ve sourced our biggest ever range of printed silks including stunning satins…

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