Tracing patterns for children

One thing you can rely on is that children are always growing! There are so many brilliant childrens patterns on the market and most of them cover a very large size range making them excellent value. We were gifted a copy of Two Stitches Charlie Hoodie so we could show you how to really make the most of sewing for the small people in your life! First things first, this is a beautifully presented pattern, the stitching on the spine especially is just perfect!    I’m making the hoodie for my nephew who’s about to turn 1, so I’m…

Pattern Storage Envelopes

I cannot tell you how long I’ve been looking for a simple, stylish way to store my sewing patterns! So I am stoked to bring you our newest product.. The Pattern Archive Envelope. Study, stylish and with room for you to get creative. No more struggling to get your sewing patterns back into the original envelope.  Best of all is the opportunity to add the pattern artwork to the envelope! A chance for a little creativity! [responsive][/responsive] I’ve always found storing my sewing patterns a bit of a challenge. I tried a few solutions before we developed our storage…

The Top Indie Sewing Patternmakers

If you’re anything like me, you’re  a big fan of independent pattern makers, there’s nothing wrong at all with the ‘big four’ (McCalls, Simplicity, Butterick, Vogue) it’s just that the new raft of independents for me at least, provide much (much) better instructional information in the form of colour photos, well laid out instruction books and sewalongs WITH VIDEO! Coupled with the modern clean designs and I can’t remember the last time I used a ‘big four’ pattern. I definitely have my favourites but I’m always worried that I’m missing someone. This is a list of the excellent indie…