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    Seamwork 22: Power Dressing

    The September issue of Seamwork is up and ready for you to read! First, a big round of applause for our Editor-In-Chief, Haley. She’s been at the helm of Seamwork for quite a while, but you can read her very first letter in this month’s issue, as she shares some encouraging thoughts on power dressing, …

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    Seamwork 21: Changes

    The August issue of Seamwork is up and ready for you to read! This issue is about changes, and not just the ch-ch-ch-ch-changes that David Bowie sings about (although you should probably start by reading Betsy Blodgett’s article on Bowie’s style) but also the creative changes that sewing brings. Learn how to alter yardage with …

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    Seamwork 20: Everybody Sews

    The July issue of Seamwork is up and ready for you to read! After all the positive response to last year’s Menswear Issue, we’re returning to menswear this July with two new patterns that can be sewn up by anybody and for everybody! This issue tackles some powerful ideas about sewing. Read about the barriers …

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    Save 15% on Summer Sundresses!

    Summer sundresses are perfect for easy one-piece dressing when the weather gets warm. Dresses are a breeze to accessorize with a hat, a fun necklace, or some statement boots. You can go from casual to dressy without an entire outfit change. Just throw on a pair of shoes—or hey, go barefoot—and you’re all set. We’ve …

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    Seamwork 17: The Intention Issue

    The April issue of Seamwork is up and ready for you to read! In this issue: Sewing with Intention: How does sewing help you live your values? Independent Pattern Makers: How they got their start, by Mariah McPherson. Sashiko: Make do and mend with style, by Kat Siddle. For a Cause: An exploration of companies …

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    Seamwork 16: The Celebration Issue

    The March issue of Seamwork is up and ready for you to read! In this issue: Growing a Strong Wardrobe: Like building a garden, creating your own wardrobe is a process of discovery. A Field Guide to the Common Sewer: Understanding the curious nature of the common sewist, by Jenny Rushmore. Finding Inspiration from Vintage …

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    Earn Free Seamwork Patterns

    Don’t you love to sew with friends? Now, when you share Seamwork with your friends, you give them 1/2 off their first month, and you get your next month free! Share your unique referral link, and we will credit you one month of Seamwork for each new friend that subscribes using your link. It’s our …

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    Seamwork 15: The Intimate Issue

    The February issue of Seamwork is up and ready for you to read! In this issue: Hidden Glamour: Making beautiful loungewear is all about dressing up for yourself. Print Mixing with Kimono Prints: How to set off a statement print with flair, by Sabrina Lee. Scraptastic Lingerie: Make the most of your scraps, by Jessica …

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    Seamwork 14: The Body Issue

    The January issue of Seamwork is up and ready for you to read! In this issue: The Neglected R.: Let rituals transform your year, by Jessica Yen. Seamwork Style: Mix and match patterns for a unique me-made wardrobe. Behind the Seams: Explore the construction of a girdle from the 1950s. The Origins of Clothing Sizes: …

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    Cocktails with Colette!

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS! We hope you are filling your days with friends, family, metallic everything, and of course cookies. In last months letter from the editor, Sarai shared that we had a Colette studio party in the works. Today, we are pleased to invite you to the Colette studio for some crafty and festive fun. Join …

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    Introducing Phoebe: The Versatile Sheath Dress

    Back in 2009, when Colette Patterns was founded, vintage inspired frocks were our bread and butter. Over the years our brand has evolved, and adopted a more modern style. Though patterns like Laurel and Mabel are some of our most popular items, we have been itching to revisit our vintage roots. We set out to …

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    New Pattern Tomorrow!

    Tomorrow, we’ll be sharing our latest Colette Pattern, available both in our online store and from your favorite local fabric shop. Stay tuned to our blog and your email at 10am for all the details!

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    Four Gorgeous Wrens + a $50 Gift Certificate from Harts

    We are seriously blown away by the response to Wren Faire. You guys all shared such amazing and creative tips for sewing knits. Cutting on a pool table? Who would have thought? Sewing with wine? I think some of my past projects could have benefited from that. Today, in celebration of Wren Faire we have …

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    Introducing Wren: The fitted surplice dress + a Sale and…

    Today we are thrilled to share the latest Colette pattern with you! Meet Wren, the fitted surplice dress. We are also excited to share special promotions and free downloads surrounding Wren this week. You can purchase Wren for 15% off through this weekend. Or bundle and save more! Buy the Wren bundle and get the …