Robes (the French word for “dresses”), is a book written by four sewing patterns designers about a very feminine theme. Every designer has drawn two totally new designs specifically for this book, and we are very glad to have been invited to participate to this great project!
The Fashion Revolution week took place from April 23rd to 29th. On this occasion, we shared on Instagram some ideas to manage your wardrobe in a more sustainable way. Since changing our habits should be effective all year long, we have gathered our tips here (also for those who are not on Instagram!). We also added more information and sources to gather material about this very crucial matter of the more than necessary change to a more sustainable and ethic fashion.
Our Lisboa top and dress sewing pattern has been one of your favourites since it was released with our first collection in September 2016. Since we have improved our patterns since then (layered pdf mainly, but also lots of details such as detailed fabric supplies according to sizes and fabric widths), we plan to update little by little our oldest patterns with these new features. Given its popularity, Lisboa comes first! We also took the opportunity to make a few changes and to add one new piece as a gift!
Everything is pretty and tempting in haberdasheries: when you start sewing, it is hard to decide between what is just a fancy not-that-useful tool and a tool that will prove its real worth in the long term. And when you are no longer a total beginner, you start to ask yourself how to sew faster and better, how to step up your sewing game by being more accurate. Well, one of the answers is to use the right tools. Here are some of our essentials.