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Add a splash of color to brighten up your wardrobe. This week’s new patterns are perfect for mixing bold and neutral hues together.

Top left: Short jacket; High waist trousers; Top right: Skirt with front pleat

We like to think of patterns as palettes used to transform simple shapes into garments that are truly personalized. The photo shoot for our latest patterns is quite an inspiration to look into one’s personal accessories wardrobe to create a full statement look. Style your project with bright patent leather heels, a bib necklace, or even a gold belt. Pairing separates is a great way to play with color blocking, as seen with these sleek, contoured silhouettes done in jewel tones. Complement a pair of our high-waisted trousers with a satin boat neck top. If you’re more of a dress kind of gal, try our two tone dress with an asymmetric front fold. With this pattern in particular, experiment with mixing the shiny side of a fabric such as satin crepe with the matte side for another part of the dress!

-Jamie & Emmy




Left: Boat neck satin dress; Right: Two tone dress



Clockwise: Boat neck satin top, Short jacket

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    Feb 8, 2012, 02.35 PMby squirrellypoo

    Will you be adding pattern #117 from this issue soon? I’ve just made it but I’m waiting to post my project here until the pattern is up so I can properly link to it! I looooooove it and I"m already planning another version. :)

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      Feb 8, 2012, 04.23 PMby victors

      Seeing yours caused me to make one also!!

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      Feb 8, 2012, 05.42 PMby squirrellypoo

      victors – the dress has gone viral! :O

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    Feb 8, 2012, 01.23 AMby Lucypie

    Splash o’ color baby. I’m right on it.

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    Feb 7, 2012, 10.12 PMby DONALD GREEN LIM

    i love this

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    Feb 7, 2012, 04.42 PMby nouvellegamine

    wow! i like the new system of adding patterns to favorite instead of rating them :D

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      Feb 7, 2012, 09.47 PMby carottesauvage

      so it seems for the members’ projectst!!!! Am I dreaming or is it my browser playing tricks?

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      Feb 8, 2012, 04.15 AMby mynameisdavid

      Yep, we removed the rating system! You’re not dreaming :)

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      Feb 8, 2012, 05.24 AMby nouvellegamine

      love it! :D

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      Feb 8, 2012, 09.47 AMby carottesauvage

      Excellent! Thanks David & the team:)

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      Feb 8, 2012, 07.06 PMby Jodi Wade

      Great!!

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    Feb 7, 2012, 04.35 PMby nouvellegamine

    i love the colors and color blocking! i love patrick nagel’s art & this reminds me of something straight out of his paintings, including the fun, weird, color beams. This is very early 80s in a good way.

    i love the whole jacket- blouse- at waist pants combo. the two tone dress is fantastic! i’ll have to make it up & have my husband take me to dinner in the city ;D

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    Feb 7, 2012, 04.08 PMby LadyDanburry

    I love the colors so much.

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    Feb 7, 2012, 03.43 PMby reginaanne

    These pieces are perfect examples of the beauty that can be found in simplicity.

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    Feb 7, 2012, 09.08 AMby bohemiannow

    I made the one in the cover! I love it! I’ll post it soon!

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    Feb 7, 2012, 08.32 AMby woman

    Ohh I like the idea of mixing the shiny side with the matte side of the fabric. And that looks like a fun photoshoot! :D

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