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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There’s an item of clothing I’ve been carrying around with me since I was 12 or 13 years old. It’s a blue lace fitted top from the early 1960s, fabric-covered buttons all the way up the back:
The buttons do work all the way up to the neckline, just not on this dress form (which has an entirely non-human shape). This top used to belong Read More…→
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:
Something to sew, something to stitch on – in silk, rayon, cotton lawn or voile, so many possibilities…
More tomorrow Monday!
UPDATE: I lost the 3 hours of uninterrupted work time I’d counted on today, which 3 hours I need to finish up last-minute details for the pattern launch so… Monday it is!
The other day my daughters made this:
Colorful feathers affixed to paper with glitter glue.
Then the next day they threw the leftover feathers all over the living room. And tracked it everywhere else. So when I was reading Sunni (of A Fashionable Stitch)’s latest thoughts relating to her Read More…→
For your reference, here is the sizing guide for our products (pdf).
Size chart in centimeters:
Size chart in inches:
36 1/4-37 3/4
43 1/2-45 1/2