Oh boy, I love this outfit… the Named Clothing Ninni Culottes and the True Bias Ogden Cami. I had these items on my Make Nine 2020 to be made together in a black viscose twill. The plan being to add waist loops to the culottes, make a sash belt and wear the whole ensemble as a faux jumpsuit. I made...
I’m talking about the Charlie Caftan from Closet Core Patterns which is a pattern that has been winking at me for ages. I mean, don’t fall over guys, but I’m actually writing a blog post… and a pattern review at that! Perhaps this is the new me?! I made this in June when I had a precious sewing day with...
Workshop. Sewing Patterns are a recent, fresh addition to the selection of pattern designers we provide at Backstitch. This UK-based Indie pattern brand, from Leeds, offers a range of classic styles which can be used over and over again. They promote ‘beautiful basics’ – a collection of staple pieces, from dresses to trousers, which will continue to stay fashionable season to season. Through their designs, Workshop. Patterns are trying to get out of the fast fashion loop, to build up a series of core pieces for your wardrobe. These can be reinvented with different fabrics and are all great silhouettes for you to customise. All the patterns are sized for UK 6-16. Continue reading →
It's always really lovely when we receive new men's sewing patterns, so imagine how giddy we are to have nine patterns in two collections to introduce to you?! Thread Theory have brought out their amazing jeans, T-shirt, waistcoat and pyjama bottom patterns in paper version, and I AM Patterns have launched their first assortment of casual menswear patterns. Continue reading →