AboutI’m Kati, stitcher, designer, seamstress, beer-lover and owner of Kate & Rose Patterns. Here you'll find news about my patterns, tutorials, stitching-related tips and ideas. Come on over and chat with me!
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We’re back, after a whole summer away. It’s been a long summer, with good things and bad things, and I’m happy to report that so far, my nephew Aron is responding very well to treatment. The girls spent lots of time with him and their other cousins, swam in Balaton, went for long walks in the woods north of Balaton and the Buda hills, improved their Hungarian, and learned to misbehave in all sorts of new ways. I Read More…→
Because life must go on and the 4th of July is almost here: everything in my shop is on sale, now through Wednesday, July 2nd! (I know, I know: July 2nd and July 4th are not the same, but I’ll be leaving on July 5th and won’t be back until the very Read More…→
Drumroll please! Have you heard? The first ever Sewing Indie Month begins today!
Early this year, the lovely and talented Mari Miller of Seamster Patterns contacted me to ask if I wanted to participate in a month-long blog event, or, well – let’s be honest: a month-long party of indie sewing pattern designers. 21 of us, no less! It’s an Read More…→
Things have been pretty quiet around this blog all March, but not because there’s nothing going on behind the scenes.
Remember how I was searching for fabric? I think I found some. This one above is the only image I can show for now. But this is not the whole story, not at all. It will just take a Read More…→
Friends, here is the first ever Bloom of the Month embroidery pattern, Snowdrop!
Each Bloom of the Month pattern explores a single motif – folklore-inspired, usually – and/or a single stitching technique. These patterns include one main design that prints cleanly at US Letter or A4 size (should you wish to use your ink jet printer Read More…→
Hop on over to Feeling Stitchy to win an embroidery pattern at the giveaway of Kate & Rose iron-on transfers!
Choose any one of the four. To win, comment on the Feeling Stitchy announcement with the Read More…→
After yesterday’s launch of the embroidery patterns and hot iron transfers, I’ve added a few more items for some last-minute Christmas shopping. (Wait, you don’t do that? Hmmm…)
There are some more pretty fabrics, folksy ribbons, and more.
Look, even something for a little girl in your life:
It’s been a looooong few weeks here at Kate & Rose HQ (I’ve always wanted to say that). Traveling hubby, sick kids, tons of work unrelated to embroidery or the Róza blouse, but finally I see light at the end of the tunnel. (Which really only means I can get to work on the next thing… hmmm…) And now I’m up to my neck in getting a bunch of things ready for you guys in preparation.
For example, fabric candy! Look:
I’ll be vending at Chelsea Bazaar’s Cinco de Mayo edition this Sunday (May 5), from 11 am to 6 pm at 135 W 18th Street (between 6th and 7th avenues) – do come by!
I’ll be taking some hand-embroidered t-shirts & skirts, sewing patterns (yay! paper patterns are here!) sewing kits, made-to-order samples of my blouses, dresses & skirts, embroidery kits, sari scarves… even a tiny sample sale! Look, pretty blouses:
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:
I am making slow but steady progress on the embroidered 1920s style pouch. Look:
I look forward so much to when it will be done. 15 minutes here and there really gets things done, doesn’t it? Otherwise, I’m working on something in the background… a sneak peek: