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miranda | September 12 2023

If you were pining for a dress pattern in our last collection, we have good news! With just a few adjustments, the Eucalyptus jumpsuit becomes a very chic (and dare we say – easier to sew?!) shirt dress.  For those of you who don’t recognize me, hi! I am Miranda. I help out behind the […]

Eléonore | April 10 2023

We love the drama of the Circée sleeve piece, but if you’re looking for a style that’s a little more classic, here’s how to close the sleeve vent. A finished example of this hack from @bricnbroc. Note that in addition to your other supplies, you will need 24 inches (60 cm) of 1/4″ (7 mm) […]

Camille | February 17 2023

Whether you are scrap busting, enjoy piecing, or want to create an on-trend colorblocked piece, colorblocking is a fun and stylish way to elevate your handmade garments. But what are the secrets to planning a beautifully coordinated colorblocked piece? Let’s dive into some of our favorite tips for creating a successful colorblock project. First off, […]

Eléonore | May 4 2022

Many of you have asked us, and we have gone around the web to select the best A0 printers for all of your large format pattern printing needs! Did you know that since the launch of our patterns in PDF format, we have included our files in A0 format? These are essentially large sheets that […]

Camille | August 18 2021

Have you ever wondered how to overlay an image of fabric onto a sewing pattern line drawing? Contrary to what you might think, you do not need an expensive program like Photoshop to do it. Today we will show you a quick and easy way to create a pattern mockup, using the free online photo […]