Author Archive | Tasia

Now Available: Minoru Jacket PDF Pattern

Another one of our current patterns is now available in downloadable PDF format! Today it’s the Minoru Jacket. Now is the perfect season for making (and wearing!) this type of jacket. Make it out of water-resistant or waterproof fabrics if you live somewhere wet, like Vancouver! For less inclement weather, cotton canvas and cotton twill […]

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Linen McCalls 7743

From the leftover fabric from the sack dress, I made another dress! (The joys of having to buy a minimum amount of fabric. You get a second chance to make something cool!) This is McCalls 7743, a dress pattern I’ve used many times. This time I made a different view, choosing the back without the […]

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Now Available: Hollyburn Skirt PDF Pattern

Another one of our current patterns is now available in PDF format! Today it’s the Hollyburn Skirt, easily our most popular skirt pattern. Again, the downloadable pattern will include both print-at-home and copy shop versions. (Yes, we’ll always offer both versions. Not everyone has access to a copy shop and we want to give you […]

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Finishing Armholes with Bias Tape

Hey, everyone! In the comments of this post (Bird-print Peplum Top: Burda 6977) Angela wanted to see how the armholes were finished. So I thought I’d demonstrate it. Like most things in sewing, it’s easier to explain in photographs rather than just with words. I did deviate from the instructions a little so I’ll show […]

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