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Selfish Sewing Week has begun! And some other news too

A big week is starting for Kate & Rose – starting with Selfish Sewing Week, organized by Rachael of Imagine Gnats and Jill of Made with Moxie!
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I’m so thrilled that the very first pattern up is Kim of Milkybeer Handmade’s super-cute Read More…

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Embroidery and sewing class: make an embroidered Róza blouse at Gather Here in Cambridge, MA!

The amazing folks at Gather Here in Cambridge, MA are offering a really cool new class for embroidery and sewing TOGETHER!  Two of my favorite things, obvs 😉 – but also:
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The class will be using Kate & Rose patterns: the Read More…

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What you made

Several of you recently posted lovely examples of what you made with the Róza pattern or one of the hot-iron embroidery patterns, and I love them so much I wanted to show them here as well.

Laurie made a cute winter flannel Róza blouse (via Kollabora):
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Laurie made the Read More…

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Just in time for some last-minute Christmas shopping: holiday shop update

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…)
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There are some more pretty fabrics, folksy ribbons, and more.
Look, even something for a little girl in your life:
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So… what is tambour embroidery?

While working away at one of the several things I’m preparing for you guys (I hope to be ready to announce it soon), I did make progress on the embroidered shoulder pieces for the Róza blouse. In fact, I’m all done with the embroidery. As soon as I get a chance, I’ll sew up the whole blouse and post the pattern for you to download and stitch up. It’s nothing complicated – just a kind of Read More…

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Updated Róza Pattern

Friends, just a quick note to let you know I did a little update on the PDF version of the Róza pattern.
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It now includes a print-at-copyshop option – i.e. a file I formatted so that you can take it to a copyshop and print it out on 36″ (90 cm) wide paper. The Read More…

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Beating the Tam-Tam-Tam-Tambour, and the trials and tribulations of work-at-home motherhood

I am knee-deep in finalizing sewing patterns, instructions, packaging, samples… And waiting for a shipment of something that should be getting here from the printer any day now. In the meantime, to take a break from all that, I’ve been learning to embroider with a tambour needle:
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I’m working on a Róza variation, hopefully done by Read More…

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Back in the shop: Róza paper patterns

The first new item to come to the shop isn’t quite entirely new – Róza paper patterns are back in stock! I promise there are other, completely new items coming too. But I owed you this first, especially after how many of you have emailed me wanting a paper pattern after the first (tiny) run sold out.
 
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Shop update & Roza variation

First up, an update about the Kate & Rose shop. The response to the paper Roza pattern (which sold out!) and kits has been amazing, thank you to everyone who bought one! I would love to see what you made, so if you like, send me a quick note with a photo, or leave a link in comments if you have a blog/flickr/pinterest where you post your creations.
The shop will only carry digital Read More…

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DIY peasant blouse kit & paper patterns – make a hand-embroidered Róza top

Let me present to you the Róza DIY peasant blouse kit:
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This is only one of three kits available now at an introductory price (really – I’ll never be able to make these happen for the same price again). Go take a look!
There were several things I really wanted to do with these kits. One, I wanted to make it really Read More…

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Another pretty Róza blouse!

Another pretty Róza blouse sewn up by Chrissy! Take a look:
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Chrissy used a double gauze fabric with smaller checks on one side and large checks on the other, making the front panel in the “reverse” of the rest of the blouse.
I love the effect! Chrissy is a very creative seamstress who I was Read More…

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Roza pattern review and a giveaway!

Erin of hungie gungie has a brand new review of the Roza blouse pattern! Check out her version of the Roza:
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So lovely, isn’t it?
I love the print, and the contrasting cuffs, and I think the hi-lo hemline looks great on her. Erin used Read More…

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