Good morning, good morning! Our little sewing fairy godmother just dropped off the shop sample version of Colette Patterns’ Sencha, an easy, beginner-level pattern perfect for anyone interested in sewing their first shirt. We love the loose fit and pretty details of this pattern. And because the pattern includes three distinct versions, you’ll be making this little shirt over and over again. The structure of the shirt lends itself well to being made with Kaffe Fasset’s shot cottons–the draping fit would highlight the color changing capability of that particular weave.
Colette Patterns, a Portland-based pattern company, has absolutely stolen our hearts. If you aren’t already reading their blog, start doing so immediately. They also send out a tiny little sewing tip called Snippets every Tuesday, which is a real treat to read and always quite helpful. We highly recommend registering for it.
Sencha, a multi-sized pattern from 0 to 18, is $16. When you stop in next, be sure to check out the sample garment sitting in the front window.
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