Romantic Notions: 4 Lovely Patterns

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This week’s mood board features fairy tale fashions for those with a romantic side— flounces, layers, ruffles, godets! Try one of these four patterns and share with us your project!

Washed Out Colors: 4 Edgy Sewing Patterns

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I LOVE washed out colors. The collections I design for my clothing line usually consist exclusively of black, white, grey, dusty rose, sage green— any color one may see a few moments after the sun has set, at dusk, when they sky is awash in washed out pastels. These washed out looks are super cool silhouettes for a muted color palate.

How Do You Rock Gingham?

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Gingham has crept into all different types of fashion style— from hippy-chic, to rockabilly, to the pages of Vogue magazine. Do you do gingham?

A Rainbow of Gem Tones

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Sometimes a fabric choice can really make a simple dress just POP— sometimes a dress pattern alone is just intricate enough for one solid color of fabric. This week I have both options; from a simple tunic top in an opal palate, to a flowing evening gown in solid, glowing Amethyst…

Editor's Pick: Blouses

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Blouses can be worn all year round— but the summertime is the most fun time to wear blouses, as they can really make the entire outfit.

Editor's Pick: Prairie Girls

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A white top or dress makes for the perfect summer outfit. It’s up to you how you will embellish these patterns, whether with crochet or jewelry, but the Prairie Girl look is in…

She's A Rainbow

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These 5 looks would be perfect for a summer music festival like Coachella or SXSW… or for a ride in the country listening to the Rolling Stones (i.e. “She’s a Rainbow”)…

La Bohème: 6 Boho Chic Patterns

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It is officially summer time here in New York city and this week I am so inspired by the bohemian fashion trends of the 70s and want to make some bright, flowing clothes!

5 Edgy Trouser Patterns

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Seldom do we find amazing patterns for our bottom halves- so here’s a treat I’ve put together for you this week, 5 patterns for your lovely legs.

Electric Avenue

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Electric blue has been popping up in fashion magazines as the next big thing and it was all over the Autumn/Winter 2010 runways. Here are 5 easy-to-make dress patterns to utilize this color with!

Liberty Prints Abound

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Liberty prints have always been a favorite of mine, and as of late, they have taken the runways (and sewing rooms worldwide) by storm!

Top 5 Dress + Hawthorne

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These popular frocks look stunning in new prints from Hawthorne Threads. We’re loving easy dresses for the beach, bustier styles, and figure conscious silhouettes in fresh spring colors.

Flower Power

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Floral prints dominated the 2010 Spring Runways and have been seeping into all areas of fashion.

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Cowboy Chic

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I am so excited about all of the new patterns we are releasing from burda style magazine!

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