• Sprout Review: Two Myrtles

    Have you guys heard of Sprout? Sprout boasts a service that combines custom printed fabric and indie patterns. Pretty cool, right? We teamed up with Sprout to share some of our most popular designs on this innovative new platform. The Colette shop on Sprout currently features Myrtle, Laurel, Ginger, and Negroni. Have you always dreamed …

  • Giveaway Winner!

    Thank you all for taking the time to comment with your cutting tricks! From the silly to the serious, we loved every last suggestion. And the winner is… Congratulations Virginia! I am allergic to cats, but I have been informed by my coworkers that they make excellent sewing helpers!

  • Inside Our Toolbox + Giveaway

    Do you have a sewing tool you can’t live without? Sewists are notoriously picky about their set of tools. I love sharing these life-changing tools with friends. This new feature is inspired by that same spirit of sharing. Every month one of our Colette staffers will share a favorite sewing tool or notion here on …

  • Sewing Chatter: What does 2016 have in store for your…

    Change is inevitable in January. Or, at the very least, thinking about change is inevitable. I only made one simple resolution this year: keep the kitchen sink sparkling clean every day. However, lately I am thinking about larger resolutions for my wardrobe as a whole. I’m fashionably late to the Wardrobe Architect party, but maybe …

  • January Inspiration

    Who: Taylor Role: Graphic Designer Staying inspired is an important part of creating. Sometimes inspiration is too bountiful, making it hard to focus your creative energy. Other times you feel stale and as if your inspiration is tired. I have always found it helpful to take the time to reassess and gather new inspiration. This …

  • Phoebe Sewalong Starting Tomorrow

    Are you ready for the Phoebe Sewalong? Sew Phoebe with professional sewing teacher Devon Iott. Devon will be covering everything from fitting, to cutting, to installing a centered zipper. The sewalong will start tomorrow with an introduction and an outline of the lessons. Sign up for free below! Still need your pattern? Buy Phoebe here!

  • 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: …

  • What We Made Volume 5

    From a tailored jacket to comfy pants and a swingy top, see some of our new winter makes around Colette HQ.

  • Sewing Chatter: Do you sew gifts for the holidays?

    We hope you are enjoying a relaxing holiday week. Currently, I am taking a break from adulthood in Disney World, and the rest of the team is scattered across the country from Georgia, to Texas, to Missouri, to Kansas, to California. I might be speaking for myself when I say this break is much needed …

  • Reminder: 15% off Phoebe ends tonight!

    If you don’t have your copy of Phoebe yet, there are still a few hours left to save 15% on our newest pattern. Be sure to check out all the great versions of Phoebe our team made here and here! Tag your finished #phoebedress so we can see and share what you made, too. The …

  • Behind the scenes: Phoebe

    This year, our production team grew to include 4 awesome individuals. Phoebe was the first pattern that involved the whole new production team, so we thought it would be fun to share some behind the scenes peeks. Kris is our designer for both Colette and Seamwork patterns. We caught her in between researching and sketching …

  • Our Phoebes: Part Two

    One of the best things about Phoebe is its versatility. This dress looks just as fabulous styled with some great shoes for Spring, as it does with sweaters and tights for Winter. Today we are sharing three amazing versions of Phoebe, perfect for warmer weather. WALLIS What alterations did you make to your Phoebe to …

  • 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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