Winslow Culottes Orange Shorts
Posted by Helen | 24/05/2019 | Pattern News, Winslow Culottes

The new Winslow Culottes are here! We're thrilled that Winslow is the third pattern to be updated in our new size range- we are halfway there! Winslow is now available in sizes 0-30! Winslow is 20% off until the end of May to celebrate! No coupon code required. Get the Winslow Culottes The updated Winslow includes sizes 0-30. The original pattern included sizes 0-20, so if you are in the old side range, there is no need to re-print! The instructions have also been given a facelift to match our other patterns, and they include all the details you have...

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Posted by Chloe | 22/05/2019 | Wednesday Weekly

Happy Wednesday, everyone! We are hard at work over here getting ready to re-release the Winslow Culottes in our updated size range. We are almost halfway there with updating our patterns, and we are so excited! News (clockwise from top left) In the Folds released the Flynn Jacket.  Sew Over It released the Kitty Dress.  On the Cutting Floor released the Pascal Top & Dress.  Athina Kakou released the Adriana Skirt. Jalie Patterns released their latest collection.  Community Untangling Knots @untangling.knots and LLADYBIRD @lladybird are hosting ‘The Outfit Along’ from June 1st to July 31st. This challenge is a sewing...

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Sleeveless Reeta Shirtdress in Workroom Social Tiger Fabric
Posted by Helen | 20/05/2019 | My Makes

Today I have a very cool project to share, and I am not even going to pretend to be chill about it. My dress has freakin' tigers on it!! Not only that, but this fabric was designed and brought to life by two friends of mine in the sewing community. Read on to learn more! This project began when Jenny from Workroom Social asked if I would like to help spread the word about their latest fabric collection. I was SO thrilled to be included because I love Jenny and the Workroom Social fabrics are sooooooo gorgeous. They are seriously...

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Suki Robe
Posted by Helen | 16/05/2019 | Pattern News, Suki Robe

As many of you know, there have been discussions happening around the use of the word 'kimono' in the making community this week. This is in no way the beginning, but rather, a rise in awareness and conversation that is being led by BIPOC (Black and Indigenous People/Person(s) of Color) makers who are dedicating their time and energy to educating us. We are grateful. Thank you to those who have emailed and messaged us to express concern over the use of the word 'kimono' to describe our Suki sewing pattern. I apologize for incorrectly naming this garment a kimono and...

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Posted by Chloe | 15/05/2019 | Wednesday Weekly

Happy Wednesday! We are feeling the love from the launch of our new pattern, the Yanta Overalls, last week. We couldn't be happier with the enthusiastic response from the community. Thank you so much! News  (clockwise from top left) True Bias released the Shelby Dress/Romper.  Afternoon Patterns released the Pigeon Tee. Untitled Thoughts released the Amelie Dress. Patterns for Pirates released the Minute Maillot swimsuit.  Itch to Stitch released the Samara Pants.  Made by Rae released the Rose Pants/Shorts. Community The Great British Sewing Bee is casting for their sixth season! If any of you sewists out there want to...

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Yanta Overalls Tester Roundup
Posted by Helen | 09/05/2019 | Pattern News, Yanta Overalls

Thanks so much to everyone who has supported the launch of the Yanta Overalls! We are in love with this pattern and we are so excited to see what fellow sewists create with it. We are so thankful for the wonderful testers featured in this post! These amazing sewists helped test Yanta to make sure it was as perfect as possible. They volunteered their time and supplies to test Yanta. They are all so talented and you should go follow them! Get the Yanta Overalls What's Changed Since the Test? Pattern testing is always really helpful and here at Helen's...

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