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Our NEW pattern – The Colette Tunic Top

It’s been nearly FIVE months (whaaaattt?!) since we released our last pattern so we are very excited to bring you the latest summery addition to our collection – the Colette Tunic Top Pattern. This comfortable, loose tunic top is the…

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Tessuti Awards – 10 days to go!

With less than 10 days to go until entries close for this year’s Tessuti Awards, we thought we’d post some motivating images for those of you still deciding whether to enter a dress (or not). Create a dress in this…

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A postcard (well, sort of) from New York

Laura, 1st Prize winner of the Little Black Dress category in the 2010 Tessuti Awards, sent us a lovely email together with these photos about her winning trip to New York. Hello Tessuti! It’s Laura Keogh. I won the little…

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Buying trip giveaway

Having just returned from our annual buying trip to Europe, I’m feeling sooooo excited about the beautiful fabrics we’ve purchased from Italy and, for the first time, Germany . They’re all bundled up and en route to Sydney as I…

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New York

So y’know you can win a return trip for two to New York in this year’s Tessuti Awards? I’ve recently returned to a very diminutive feeling Melbourne after a couple of weeks there and am completely smitten, head over heels…

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Tessuti in Mauritius!

To celebrate and mark their 40th wedding anniversary, Nasrin’s husband whisked her off to Mauritius for a fabulous and luxurious stay at Dinarobin Resort. Nasrin had enough time to whip up a few things, in particular this stunning silk chiffon…

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Greece 2010

I know this may be a little self indulgent, but I couldn’t resist sharing a video my daughter, Gabby put together of images and some footage of our time on the beautiful Greek Islands. She’s discovered a passion for Greek…

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Anyone notice I was gone?

OK, I’ve officially given up on the idea that I can put up a blog post or two while we’re away on our buying trip. It’s all too tricky and I’m not at all keen on carting around a laptop…

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Things I loooove about Italy

walking cobblestoned laneways (and the shops on either side)… Balconies that make you want to call out to Romeo, Romeo… Picture postcard scenes. Everywhere… Views looking up… Views looking down… Mercati… Everyday places that still give you goosebumps… The cute…

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