Tessuti

UPDATED Tokyo Jacket Pattern

In 2013 we released our Tokyo Jacket pattern with a lot of love and just a little fanfare. There was a blog post, an email and that was about it. Back then we were pretty green around the social media…

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Colour in Thirds Sewing Competition

Remember Skylines? And before that Cut Out Lace? And even before that In Season? Well, we’re very excited and inspired to launch our latest competition – Colour in Thirds. This year, the competition fabric is a Japanese polyester crepe de…

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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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My Wiksten Haori in Crinkle Linen

Oh you guys, this pattern. It’s the Wiksten Haori, and I know we’re only five days into the new season and I haven’t even worn it yet (other than to strut proudly around the house), but I’m calling it – this one’s…

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My latest Bondi Dresses

We’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of our new Japanese fabrics bought on our fabric buying trip late last year. Cue massive relief that they arrived while we’re still in summer! I’ve been very eager to start on this dress…

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My Ultimate (Tartan) Trousers

Pants, man. I’ve touched on this before and how my default cold day choice are my beloved jeans which, by the end of winter, aren’t so beloved any more. That meant a new pair of pants were on the sewing list…

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NEW :: Leni Top (and blog!)

Meet our latest Tessuti pattern – the Leni Top! After we released our much-loved Esther Shorts pattern in 2014, we really wanted to create a simple, classic cropped style that looked good with a high-waisted garment. A few years ago we went on a little journey with Leni…

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Ruby with a Ruffle

Here’s my final sew for 2016 – a ruffled Ruby. Inspiration for this dress came via something similar I saw in a shop. Ok, it’s basically a direct copy. Also, dead easy and supremely comfortable. Whilst I normally have a…

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NEW :: Our Sadie Slip Dress Pattern

Meet our latest pattern – the Sadie Slip Dress. Since we saw this trend popping up (and because we lived and loved it through the 90s), we’ve had this design on our patternmaking radar.  Though it can most definitely be…

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