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My first new pattern of this year is out – I finished a while back and have been waiting and waiting to be able to share with you!
It is part of an article I wrote for the current, Apr/May 2016 issue of Sew News magazine that shows you how to make a sweet Read More…→
It’s finally, finally here: the Róza blouse and dress sewing pattern! A brand new, downloadable PDF pattern available on Etsy and Craftsy:
The Róza pattern is three styles in one: two blouses and a dress:
This is the ninth and last part of the Hungarian Sampler series, in which we embroider various Hungarian motifs on a tank top made using Colette Patterns’ free Sorbetto Top pattern. Can you believe it? It’s almost done! It just occurred to me that having nine parts is rather auspicious – nine is, in most folklore traditions so in Hungarian as well, an important number. I should claim I carefully planned it this way… but that wouldn’t be entirely true.
The Read More…→
A small preview selection of Kate & Rose designs is available for sale. Find us in our online store or on Etsy!
We have prairie dresses, tailored folksy skirts made of an amazing sustainable fabric, hand-embroidered peasant blouses available, along with t-shirts both Read More…→
The first motif (at the bottom of the sampler pattern) is based on the designs used to embellish headscarves in the South-Western part of Hungary, in the regions called Baranya and Sarkoz, like in the image below:
The embroidery from this region can also be wildly colorful and made up with lots of different types of stitches. But for the purposes of our sampler, which is meant to be easy even for someone who’s Read More…→