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Burn tests

Why would you set fire to your fabric? You may have heard mention that a burn test will help to determine your fabric composition, but you’re not sure what you’re looking for when you burn your swatches. Believe it or not, the flame, smoke and ash from burning a piece of fabric can tell youContinue reading “Burn tests”

Eco-Bricks

What are they, and why should you care… We strive our best to be a low impact, zero waste brand. We are also very aware of the harmful impact the textile industry has on the environment. Every year tonnes (literally, tonnes) of fabric and textile scraps find their way into our landfills and oceans. Every sewistContinue reading “Eco-Bricks”

Against the grain

A practical guide to cutting on the bias When Madeleine Vionnet first cut garments on the bias, nobody had ever before seen garments that draped with such elegant fluidity. The sleek silhouette defined the evening wear of the 1930s, and was revived in John Gallianos’ slinky slip of the 1990s. It’s a sort of sorcery,Continue reading “Against the grain”

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About Me

Hi, I’m Nathalie. Professional sewing pattern designer, and fabric designer, my passion is creating new and vibrant designs, and patterns that are really easy for the novice and professional – I LOVE sharing my favorites with you!

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