A Dart is Just a Suggestion: How to Make Darts Fit You (And Not the Other Way Around)

One of the things we’ve started quizzing our pattern testers about in more depth is dart placement. We always want

Updating Our Back Catalog with New Pattern Samples & Photography

One of the things I was most excited about with our website makeover was the opportunity to reshoot some of our

A SPECIAL CLARE COAT (WITH LEATHER SLEEVES & AN EXPOSED ZIPPER!)

Full disclosure: I am about to talk about one of the most favourite things I’ve ever made, but have to

MAKER SPOTLIGHT // KATHRYN’S CLARE COAT

A special treat for you today; I am pumped to show you a super creative Clare Coat that graced my inbox

Clare Coat Sewalong part 14 // Bagging a Coat Lining

Can you believe it? This is the very last post in the Clare Coat sewalong and after today you will

Clare Coat Sewalong part 13 // Sewing the Lining & Facing

Ah, we’re almost at the finish line for our Clare Coats! Today we’ll be assembling our linings and later this

Clare Coat Sewalong part 11 // Installing the Zipper Placket

We’re nearing the finish line! Next week we’ll be lining our Clare Coats and finishing up, but today we need to

Clare Coat Sewalong part 11 // Attaching the Collars

Now that you’ve assembled the body of your Clare Coat, it’s time to attach the collars. I am going to cover both View

CLARE SEWALONG PT 10 // SEWING RAGLAN SLEEVES

Alright Clare makers, today is the day your coat starts to look like an actual coat! We will be attaching

CLARE SEWALONG PT 9 // VIEW A SIDE SEAMS

Earlier this week we assembled our front piece for the Clare Coat by sewing the darts and installing the welt

CLARE SEWALONG PT 8 // ASSEMBLING VIEW B

Hey View B-ers! I haven’t forgotten about you. Let’s start sewing these babies up! The first step is to sew

CLARE SEWALONG PT 7 // ASSEMBLING VIEW A BODY

Whoop! Time to start putting these Clare Coats together. Today we will be focusing on assembling the front panel of

CLARE SEWALONG PT 6 // CUTTING & INTERFACING

Today we will be prepping and cutting all of our pattern pieces so we’re ready to start sewing later in

CLARE SEWALONG PT 5 // FULL BUST ADJUSTMENT & ADJUSTING LENGTH

W ith the A-line silhouette of the Clare Coat, it’s important to get the fit right through the bust. I highly

CLARE SEWALONG PT 4 // RAGLAN SLEEVE FIT ADJUSTMENTS

Our sewalong marches onward; so far we’ve covered fabric coatings and tailoring supplies, and today we’ll be talking about fitting

CLARE SEWALONG PT 3 // COAT-MAKING SUPPLIES & TAILORING INTERFACING

In addition to the coating fabrics and lining we discussed yesterday, you’ll need to gather a few additional supplies to make your

CLARE COAT SEWALONG PT 2 // WOOL COATING FABRIC (AND WOOL ALTERNATIVES)

Choosing the best wool coating & wool alternatives for winter coats.

CLARE COAT SEWALONG PT 1 // STYLE INSPIRATION

Style inspiration for the Clare Coat: neutrals, bright colours or bold prints.

CLARE COAT: TESTER VERSIONS

Curious about what the Clare Coat looks like on a variety of bodies besides mine? After a few requests I

INTRODUCING THE CLARE COAT PATTERN!

Wheee! After months of development (including making and steaming wool coats in the middle of August while trying not to