Lucent Visor 001 - PDF Pattern.
With extra curves and a deep brim, the shaping turns this sports hat in to a piece of sculpted millinery. Perfect for outdoor cocktails or a morning run. Make it in light denims to luxe silks. The level of statement is up to you.
The Lucent Visor is made with an internal structure keeps hat flexible but firm so it can re-emerge from your bag in shape.
Instructions include a helpful description on notions required and clear steps with photos and illustrations.
Intermediate sewing skills.
Pattern includes three brim sizes from small to large. So you can choose how bold to go.
The hat band is elasticised and custom sized in construction, fitting most, from kids up to a 62 cm crown.
FORMAT for PDF's
11 page pattern
22 page instruction booklet
All downloads are A4 PDF documents
Equinox Tee 204 PDF & Printed
The Equinox is a reinvention of a classic 60’s tee. Pair with your fave jeans whilst channelling today’s Jane Birkin.
The neckline is widened to a subtle boat neck leading into a dropped shoulder with bold, round sleeve caps. Skimming over the bust and dropping straight to high hip with no waist shaping. A slightly cropped body length with subtle curved hem line finishing just below the high hip.
The two sleeve options include the classic cap with a generous hem width, or a very cute bell flare, landing at bracelet length. Giving an easy to wear basic a unique edge. This will be high rotation, wardrobe favourite.
This is second style for a series of patterns with printless instructions. The blog hosts a set of linked, photo rich, instructions on how to make a Tee-Shirt from 'What stitch to choose' to 'Inserting a knit neck band'. Not only do we get to save paper but this series all come at a lower price point. Start with Tee-Shirt Construction.
Two neck band options;
Narrow & Crew.
Note that a Rib Knit contrast is required for the Crew option.
Two sleeve lengths;
Cap & Bracelet.
One body length;
High Hip - The pattern finished length is on the pattern. If your high hip is lower or higher alteration is very simple.
The Equinox tee suits basic cotton knits, interlock, "rugby knit", merino knit, fleece and french terry are all suitable.
Keep Lycra / Elastane to a minimum 5% or less. Too much stretch makes for a stiff neck band.
Ponti weights or viscose, silk, linen super drapey knits aren't suited for this pattern.
Cap sleeve option;
Fabric Width - 200 cm x 70 cm
Fabric Width - 150 cm x 90 cm
Fabric Width - 120 cm x 130 cm
Bell sleeve option;
Fabric Width - 200 cm x 120 cm
Fabric Width - 150 cm x 130 cm
Fabric Width - 120 cm x 130 cm
- Ball point / Stretch, sewing machine needles.
- Vilene bias stay tape.
- Matching thread.
- Wooly Nylon thread and/or twin needles.
Knit sewing kits are available here
Beginner - Intermediate.
A4 (print at home )x 32 pages
A0 (copy shop) x 2 pages
A4 x 3 pages.
The body of our Step by Step instructions on Sewing Knit Tee's is available on the blog Technique Fantastique - Here
The Equinox Tee a multisized pattern from size 6 -18 based on Australian sizing.
Our sizing system sometimes goes up to an 18 for different styles, the size ranges are defined by what we can currently test for not by what we think is beautiful.
Glacial Tee / Skivvy 203 - PDF Pattern
The Glacial Tee
This is first style for a series of patterns with printless instructions. The blog hosts a set of linked photo rich, instructions on how to make a Tee-Shirt from 'What stitch to choose' to 'Inserting a knit neck band'. Not only do we get to save paper but this series all come at a lower price point. Start with Tee-Shirt Construction.
This is a classic base layer. Chic, super high neckline, streamline shape with a subtle shirt-tail hemline. The broader shoulder line and sculpted armhole gives this wardrobe essential a modern point of difference. Designed with requirements of Merino Knits in mind. Maximise the Glacial's snuggly, thermal potential of this style.
Working with Merino knits to develop this pattern the tightness has been adjusted on different areas of the body to create a neat fit around the armhole and shoulder without unessesary cling throughout the lower arm or body. A pure cotton will produce a softer shape for an effortless look.
Three neck band options;
Narrow, Crew and Skivvy. Note that a Rib Knit contrast is required for the Crew option.
Three sleeve lengths;
3/4, Bracelet, Knuckle.
Three body lengths;
High Hip – for a high waisted tuck (no fabric bunching).
Long – comfortable perfect layering.
Extra long – defence against the chill.
The Glacial Tee / Skivvy was designed for Merino Knits which have a high memory and suit extra shaping for a well fitting form. The Glacial Tee / Skivvy can be made in other fibres with a stretch ratio of 20% or more.
Merino Knits & Merino Interlock.
All other natural fibre Knits with a minimum of 20% stretch.
Rib Knits are useable but will come out larger.
For Crew Neck option use Rib contrast for neck band.
Fabric with high Lycra content isn't recommended 0-5% is best.
All sleeve and body lengths.
Fabric Width - 200 cm x 95 cm
Fabric Width - 150 cm x 160 cm
Fabric Width - 120 cm x 170 cm
Shortest sleeve and body lengths.
Fabric Width - 200 cm x 80 cm
Fabric Width - 150 cm x 135 cm
Fabric Width - 120 cm x 135 cm
Ball point / Stretch, sewing machine needles.
Vilene bias stay tape.
Wooly Nylon thread and/or twin needles.
A4 (print at home )x 36 pages
A0 (copy shop) x 2 pages
A4 x 3 pages.
The body of our Step by Step instructions on sewing Knit Tee's is available on the blog Technique Fantastique - Here
The Glacial a multisized pattern from size 6 -16 based on Australian sizing.
Our sizing system is sometimes goes up to an 18 for different styles, the size ranges are defined by what we can currently test for not by what we think is beautiful.
Aeolian Aura Dress 103 - Free - PDF Instructions only
The Aeolian Aura Dress is the love child of two super, simple styles. Embodying the clean modernity of the Aeolian Tee and textured, movement of the Aura Skirt. Influenced by 70's dance wear and 50's futurist fashion. The Aeolian Aura will become wardrobe champion. The two patterns are designed and cut to work together, the sizes correlating. Eg; join a Medium Aeolian Tee with a Medium Aura skirt.
Grab the whole bundle In PDF Here
The Aeolian Aura Dress is best made in lighter weight fabrics that drape and fall nicely. Not recommended for fabrics that will be stiff or bulky at gathered waist.
Tee shirt weight jersey, Cotton voile, fine Poplins, Linen in lighter weights, Silks Crepe De Chine, Cotton Crepe, Rayon, Tencel, Cupro Family.
Prints, in multiple directions.
For Woven Fabrics opt for either a bound neckline or contrast knit / knit rib neck band use the same construction as written in the Aeolian Tee instructions.
Width minimum 120 cm x 500 cm
Width minimum 140 cm x 430 cm
NotionsElastic 38mm x 1 mt.
Stay Tape (DIY instructions here).
Matching thread and optional Wooly Nylon for knits.
Optional Bias Binding 570 cm (for Hemming heavier fabrics).
Aura Skirt 602 - PDF Pattern$10.00
Aura Skirt 602 - PDF Pattern
The Aura Circle Skirt is a classic style updated to become a modern wardrobe staple. The elasticated waistband and extra gathers increase the vertical drape lines through length of the skirt adding texture whilst keeping all the swish and movement of it's predecessor.
Comfortable, super easy to make with pockets included. Adjust the tension in your elastic for your preferred fit. From high hip to true waist. This style includes well measured gathers and volume adjusted from front and back to elevate this basic style into a well considered garment.
The Aura can be teamed up with The Aeolian Tee to make the Aeolian Aura Dress. They work well as separates and have been cut to match.
Buy the Aeolian & Aura Bundle here
or download the free instructions here
Detailed instructions provided.
Gathering in addition to elastic.
Hemming methods provided to match fabric choice.
The waist is adaptable to fit during construction. Your hip or shoulder (if pulling the skirt on overhead) measurement will determine what size to choose.
XS = less than 94 cm.
S = less than 104 cm.
M = less than 113 cm.
L = less than 123 cm.
FabricMatching Nap Width - 110 cm x 400 cm
Suitable fabric include Cotton Voile, Silk, Linen, Rayon, Tencel, Light Wools and Jerseys.
Not suited to thick or stiff fabrics.
The skirt is cut on the cross grain so prints will need to be multi-directional.
No Nap Width - 110 cm x 380 cm
No nap Width - 120 cm x 370 cm
No nap Width - 140 cm x 350 cm
Elastic 38 mm x 1 mt ( to be adjusted )
Optional Bias Binding x 570 cm for hem
Genoa Tote 007 - PDF Pattern
Designed with denim in mind, the Genoa Tote borrows it's name from the Italian city, where the first denim trousers were made. The Genoa Tote is fully-lined, features a zipped pouch and a clip for keys. The leather straps can be made in two lengths and two widths, and are attached with double capped rivets, creating beauty, strength and longevity.
Available in PDF;
with both A4 and A0 sized files.
Printed Pattern Here
The Genoa Tote comes in three sizes. All bag sizes have a base and sides that are 10 cm wide.
Main face dimensions of the bag are as follows;
Small - 29 x 20.5 cm
Medium - 39.5 x 30 cm
Large - 49.5 x 41.5 cm
Short - 54 cm
Long - 74 cm
Narrow - 2 cm
Wide - 3 cm
FORMAT for PDF.
27 x pages A4 pages (double sided printing = 14 pages)
Includes photos and illustrations and step by step written instructions, for beginners.
A4 sized x 21 pages
A0 sized (copy shop) x 1 page
38 mm swivel key clip
18 cm metal zip
8 x 8 mm Double capped rivets (the rivet shaft is 8 mm)
Main fabric - 75 x 50 cm
Lining - 75 x 35 cm
Contrast Lining - 35 x 35 cm
Main Fabric- 95 x 60 cm
Lining - 95 x 45 cm
Contrast Lining - 35 x 35 cm
Main Fabric- 110 x 70 cm
Lining - 110 x 57 cm
Contrast Lining - 35 x 35 cm
Leather Handles and backings;
Narrow / Long - 82 cm x 4 cm
Narrow / Short - 62 cm x 4 cm
Wide / Long - 82 cm x 6 cm
Wide / Short - 62 cm x 6 cm
Celestial Maxi Dress 102 Pinafore Hack - PDF Pattern Addition
This a free hack to make your Celestial sleeveless!
The Celestial Pinafore Hack #1 maintains the appeal of the original trapeze dress whilst keeping true to it's original simple, utilitarian, beginnings. Wear it as in high summer is or over one of our complimentary tees. Glacial Tee/Skivvy for the cooler months or an Equinox for when the temperature rises.
What is a hack?
The Celestial Pinafore Hack #1, is a free add on to extend the original.
With it you will receive a new facing pattern piece and detailed instructions aimed a beginner seamers.
You will need the original and the hack to make it all work. The original Celestial is for sale here!
Now there is another FREE Celestial Hack #2 with a whole new sleeve available here.FORMAT2 page pattern A48 page instruction booklet A4
The 102 Celestial Hack #2 hack is here.
- Instructions A4 x 5 pages
- Pattern A4 x 12 or A1 x 1
Top 120 cm x 140 cm
Tunic 120 cm x 140 cm
Mini 120 cm x 220 cm
Midi 120 x 280 cm
Maxi 120 x 330 cm
Cotton & linen from voile to lighter weight denims.
Velvet and pin-corduroy.
Light to mid-weight Silks, Viscose and Rayons.
Stay tape or light weight interfacing - DIY stay tape here.
Needle suitable for fabric.
Optional Top-Stitching Thread.
Aeolian Tee Shirt / Dress 202 - PDF Pattern
$10.00DESIGNThe Aeolian is the perfect boxy cotton tee, as tall as it is wide. It has a square shaped sleeve, strategically inserted to the armhole for maximum 3D body.Sized down, it makes a perfect sheath. Neat, but not tight. Excellent in a glamour knit for a super clean, mini, cocktail dress. Sized up it responds with mega drapes and kaftan-esque volume. Now available in PDF.SKILL LEVELEasy to Intermediate. Comes with illustrated, step by step instructions.SIZES6-18 multi-sized patternFABRICKnitsPDF FORMAT28 page x A4 page pattern (14 pages with double sided printing)or
2 page x A0 format pattern
and11 page A4 instruction bookletAll downloads are A4 PDF documents
Celestial Maxi Dress 102 - PDF Pattern
Our super-femme space age gown. Strong lines and careful shaping give this dress major volume and elegant fit. The Celestial comes with length options from Maxi to Top lengths. It can be made in most woven fabrics. Perfect for getting married on Mars or becoming your favourite no-fuss dress.SKILL LEVELEasy- BeginnerSIZES6 -16 multi-sized patternRECOMMENDED FABRICSAll wovens excluding super-heavyweight thick fabrics. Crisper fabrics will enhance the garment shapes, making the skirt hem appear wider. Lighter fabrics will provide drape, movement and a softer sleeve.FORMATA4, 17-page patternA0, 2-pages (sticking required)A4, 11-page instruction bookletAll downloads are A4 PDF documents
Falda Jacket 402 - PDF Pattern
The Falda jacket was developed using a combination of draping and flat paper pattern making. Fabric carved into bold clean shapes. A nod to the classic Chanel tweed, the sensibility of a bomber jacket and the humour and volume of a victorian era sleeve.
The Falda jacket pattern comes with two different styles, depending on your fabric weight choice. A jacket weight cotton with patch pockets for the transitional seasons or blanket weight wool with welt pockets and full lining for deep winter warmth.
Style A – Intermediate.
-Lighter weight fabric.
- Zip insertion.
Style B – Intermediate / Advanced
- Bulky fabric.
- Optional block fusing.
- Welt pocket.
- Full Lining.
- Zip insertion.Sizing.
The Falda jacket is an easy fit style graded from size AU 6 - 16. Easy to lengthen sleeves and body length.
Product images are sized as follows.
Charcoal Wool = size 10
Blue denim = size 8
Model size = size 10
The Falda Jacket is current available as a PDF file only.
The Zip file contains four files
1. Instructional booklet fully illustrated 36, A4 size pages.
2. A0 copy shop size x 3 pages. (Both styles)
3. A4, Style A x 39 pages. (Outer shell and patch pocket)
4. A4, Style B x 24 pages. (Additional lining and welt pocket pieces)