Indie Pattern Month

Indie Pattern Month is being hosted by Mel of┬áthe Curious Kiwi, and Kat of┬áModern Vintage Cupcakes. Head on over to their blogs to find out more, and join in the fun. Despite, having quite a substantial pattern stash containing both Big 4 patterns and Independent pattern designers, it is the Indie’s I tend to reach … Read more

Colette Laurel

Well! After my camera went AWOL for a bit, it has turned up again so I can get on with photographing a bunch of finished projects (not necessarily in the order they were completed, though) First off, is Colette patterns most recent release, the Laurel shift dress. I will be the first to admit that … Read more

Colette Sorbetto

Pattern Description: ultra-simple and swingy little top! With its ultra simple construction, elegant loose cut shaped with bust darts, and the box pleat detail down the front, this is a pattern you can throw together in a huge range of fabrics for summer. Pattern Sizing: 0 – 18 Did it look like the photo/drawing on … Read more

Colette Crepe

I recently made a muslin of the Colette Patterns Crepe dress, to check it for fit and alterations needed, before moving on to some rather special fabric I had in mind for this pattern. It is described on the Colette website as ‘A sweet and easy wrap dress with no closures to sew. The dress … Read more

Colette Macaron

I finished my Macaron dress, by Colette patterns a wee while ago, but have only recently worn it again to get a photo or two. Pattern Description: A flattering and curvy dress. Includes a bodice fitted with darts, along with a contrasting top yoke, sleeves, and narrow midriff band. Short sleeves are gently scalloped along … Read more