December 19, 2020
December 12, 2020
The Clementine dress and top now has a full bust option, giving you more versatility with your fit, and giving a wider range of people the option to make Clementine!
Clementine was the first pattern we ever released (aww!). It's really nice to provide ongoing support and updates for our patterns.
December 09, 2020
Check out our in-depth video on sewing an invisible zip! This tutorial was created as part of the extra content for the Ella skirt, which you can buy here. But naturally, you can use this tutorial for any pattern which uses an invisible zip!
I have been developing my invisible zip technique for years, and have tried every way of sewing them! I have combined all the things I've learned along the way into my own ultimate method. I absolutely love this pinless way of sewing. And if it scares you to sew without pins, don't worry, I have some handling tips, and even some examples that show you what not to do. If you still prefer to use pins, of course that's okay too! Sewing is all about doing it the way that makes you happy.
November 19, 2020
November 17, 2020
It's a huge week for Forget-me-not, having just launched a fresh skirt pattern, and now, our first free pattern! Think of Vera as a "thank you" to all the people who have supported Forget-me-not Patterns so far, and a big "hello" to anyone who hasn't tried our patterns before!
Vera is a top pattern designed for knit fabrics that has a fun, full sleeve. You can grab the pattern here right now, or read on for more details.
November 11, 2020
It's one of my favourite times...sharing tester makes for our latest release!
We always get incredible testers, and this time was no exception. During testing, I allow testers to make small changes to their makes so they can personalise it to their preferences (after all, isn't that the best part about sewing?). Of course, I make sure that they don't do anything drastic, or it wouldn't be a very good pattern test! It is often a great way to get even more inspiration for the versatility of the pattern, and ideas for hacks. If the testers in these pictures have made any alterations to the style, I will point them out. I hope it inspires you for the potential of this pattern! Enjoy looking at all the lovely pictures of their makes!
November 10, 2020
October 06, 2020
October 06, 2020
Here's a quick video showing how to construct each type of sleeve found in the Iris pleated tee.
You will find fully-illustrated instructions in the PDF pattern download of course, but sometimes a video really is the best! Plus, I think you'll agree it is pretty satisfying to watch. Seeing a flat pattern piece turn into a 3D object is one of the most exciting parts of sewing!
July 29, 2020
It's an exciting day for Adeline! We've just released a free update for the pattern, to give you even more versatility. And on a more practical note, there is also a small errata fix which has been addressed, so read on for that.
We'll start by celebrating the new look for Adeline - a sleeveless version of the bodice! This free update features bonus front and back bodice pattern pieces.
July 23, 2020
Get some inspiration, and some sewing tips!
The latest Adeline pics are here, so relax, make a cup of tea (if that's your jam), and enjoy reading about the different looks, fabrics, and sewing considerations.
July 15, 2020