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Professional Friends

Fiona Pullen is the owner and founder of the brilliant new website, The Sewing Directory. The website was only launched at the end of March this year but already lists almost 300 sewing businesses, is packed with lots of useful articles, and let’s not forget those fabulous weekly competitions – you can win anything from […]


Interview with Sarai Mitnick from Colette Patterns

by Leah Taylor on June 14, 2010

Have you seen the two new ‘Dainties’ patterns from Colette Patterns? They’re absolutely divine: I just love the combination of the French Knickers from Nutmeg (1011), with the camisole version of Cinammon (1012) – that’s going to go top of my list! (Well, along with the Bel Air pyjamas from Hot Patterns that I am […]


Colette Patterns come to the U.K.!

by Leah Taylor on August 7, 2009

I am so excited to tell you that Colette Patterns are now available in the U.K. here! Launched in 2008 by Portland-based designer Sarai Mitnick, Colette Patterns is an amazing vintage inspired collection of sewing patterns. They are inspired by the past, but with modern touches and very well thought through – I just love […]