Author Archive | Tasia

Davie Dress: Black and White

Here’s another version of the Davie Dress, sewn for myself. These photos were taken by a friend who’s taller than me, so I look a bit short today! I used a black and white jacquard knit fabric, with solid black ponte panels for the sides. Ponte is an ideal fabric for this pattern as it’s stable, […]

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Dotted Davie Dress

Here’s the finished Davie Dress from the last two tutorial posts! Recently, I demonstrated how to sew the neckline binding on the Davie Dress. It’s the one step that might be challenging or different on this simple pattern. I also showed how to trim the hem evenly using the attachment on my dress form, which is […]

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Now Hiring! Freelance Sample Sewer

Exciting news today: we’re hiring! The position is for a Freelance Sample Sewer, to sew garment samples for our photoshoots and other samples as needed. You’ll work independently from home using your own tools and machines. You’ll come in to our Vancouver office as needed, but you’ll have the flexibility to set your own work schedule. […]

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Sewing the Davie Dress Neckline

The construction of the Davie Dress is pretty simple. The only part that may seem unusual is the neckline binding! Today I’ll show you how the Davie Dress neckline is sewn. I chose a fabric for the Davie tutorial that has a distinct right and wrong side, to make it easy to follow. (And also because it’ll make […]

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Last Chance: Lonsdale and Gabriola Patterns

We’re nearly out of stock on the Lonsdale Dress and Gabriola Skirt patterns. If you wanted them in paper format, now is the time. Get them while they last! Lonsdale Dress: one of my favourites for summertime! We have a full sewalong covering all of the steps to making the Lonsdale Dress. Gabriola Skirt: a […]

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