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  • Finished Projects

    Featured Seamstress: Suzy

    Name: Suzy Skill Level: Intermediate Pattern: Clover Her Blog: Suzy Sewing Her post about the pants: Maroon Clovers What kind of fabric did you use? As this was intended to…

  • News

    First Look: Colette Patterns Fall 2011

    …be tied in a pretty bow. And then we have Clover, which I have a feeling will be the real hit of the season. Our first trouser pattern! First, I…

  • Tutorials

    Some pants fitting basics

    With the Clover pant pattern, we wanted to create a slim fitting pant that’s flattering on many women. When you’re making your own pants, you want them to fit perfectly….

  • Inspiration

    Choosing the right fabric: Jasmine

    …fabrics such as linen, cotton, silk and rayon. Sewing Vocabulary: build your sewing vocabulary with these terms! Clover Pants: learn to choose the best fabric for this new fall pattern….

  • Tutorials

    Tutorial: How to make continuous bias tape

    …sure you have enough fabric to cut out a perfect square. You will need: 10″ x 10″ square of fabric a ruler fabric pen or chalk scissors a Clover bias…

  • Inspiration

    Setting up (or upgrading) a sewing space

    …blades $14.38] Marking pencils. My favorite are the Clover Chacopel pencils [Cost: $4.74 for 3] Dressmaking shears. I always go with gingher! Mine are 8 inch knife-edge dressmaking shears. [Cost:…