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Sloping Shoulder Adjustment: the Hughes Dress

Prefer a video? Modista Patreons have access to in-depth video tutorials, Q&A's with indie sewing and monthly discounts over at the Modista Patreon page! This week I made a start on my #MakeNine2021 - they do say how you start the year sets the tone for it so if I start off sticking to a… Continue reading Sloping Shoulder Adjustment: the Hughes Dress

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Interview with Jessica Novianti from Karta Batik

One of the brands featured in this month's Modista newsletter is Karta Batik, run by the lovely Jess who started the business in 2020 and stocks the most incredible fabrics from her home country of Indonesia. Jess lives in Leiden in the Netherlands and we were able to meet up in Amsterdam for a socially… Continue reading Interview with Jessica Novianti from Karta Batik

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Bienvenido to the world of Spanish sewing!

Welcome to this month's stop on the global sewing tour - Spain! One of my favourite countries, Spain in my opinion has it all. Gorgeous landscapes, delicious food, amazing culture and of course the FASHION. @maria_bernad Dressmaking in Spain, in my opinion, is perhaps not as mainstream as it is in the UK or France… Continue reading Bienvenido to the world of Spanish sewing!