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  • Meet Katie, our new Producer!

    Katie’s here to bring you fresh, new sewing content

  • Weekend Reading: Craftivism, Hashtags + Is “plus size” meaningless?

    What is your favorite stuff to read on the weekends?

  • Sewing Chatter: What have you learned from Me-Made-May so far?

    It’s more than halfway through Me-Made-May, and I am still so excited to check the #mmmay16 hashtag when I get home from work each day. The number of patterns in my sewing queue keeps growing, and I’ve discovered some great new fabrics and sewists to follow. While all of the inspiration is great, I’ve also …

  • Pattern of the Month: We’re celebrating Adelaide!

    Get one of our best-selling Seamwork patterns for just $5

  • Seamwork 18: Women to the Front

    The May issue of Seamwork is up and ready for you to read! In this issue: Celebrating Women: Female friendship is one of the most powerful forces in shaping our lives, and the world. The Seamworker’s Guide to London: Explore all that this metropolis has to offer, with Sara Homer. Behind the Seams: Take a …

  • We’re ready for Me-Made-May! Will you join?

    Let’s share our me-made wardrobes in May

  • Behind the Scenes at the Selene Shoot

    Get an inside scoop on Colette photoshoots

  • Introducing Selene: Modern Fit, Classic Style

    Celebrate our new pattern with a discount + contest

  • Find Selene Locally

    Shop the latest Colette pattern close to home

  • Coming Tomorrow

    Our latest Colette pattern debuts at 10 am (PST) tomorrow!

  • Sewing Chatter: How do you maintain your personal style at…

    You might have heard that we are gearing up for a new pattern release next Tuesday. If not, hey, new pattern release next Tuesday! To set the mood, we’re going to tease some themes on social media, and Kris recently shared some of her street style inspiration on the blog. While the world might be …

  • Weekend Reading: A tailor exclusively for women, Pink Tax, and…

    After reading about the first tailor exclusively for women in the history of Savile Row, I came across this picture of Marlene Dietrich, a woman unafraid to wear trousers in the 1930s. This made me think about the different spaces in fashion that men and woman have held throughout history, and how much those roles …

  • Our 2016 goals: an update

    3 months into 2016, we recap some of our goals for the year and how we’re doing.

  • What could go wrong?

    How to use the idea of risk management to make better stuff

  • Coming Soon: Season 2 of Seamwork Radio

    The next batch of stories will be coming to you in March!

  • Seamwork 15: The Intimate Issue

    The February issue of Seamwork is up and ready for you to read! In this issue: Hidden Glamour: Making beautiful loungewear is all about dressing up for yourself. Print Mixing with Kimono Prints: How to set off a statement print with flair, by Sabrina Lee. Scraptastic Lingerie: Make the most of your scraps, by Jessica …

  • Studio Snapshots: Colette at the coast

    In January, we all took a little trip to the Oregon coast to dream and scheme.

  • Sewing Chatter: What does 2016 have in store for your…

    Change is inevitable in January. Or, at the very least, thinking about change is inevitable. I only made one simple resolution this year: keep the kitchen sink sparkling clean every day. However, lately I am thinking about larger resolutions for my wardrobe as a whole. I’m fashionably late to the Wardrobe Architect party, but maybe …

  • Studio Snapshots: A year of change

    Scenes from the final month of a whirlwind year

  • Cocktails with Colette!

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS! We hope you are filling your days with friends, family, metallic everything, and of course cookies. In last months letter from the editor, Sarai shared that we had a Colette studio party in the works. Today, we are pleased to invite you to the Colette studio for some crafty and festive fun. Join …

  • Giveaway Winners!

    Thank you all for taking the time to comment with your creative ideas for styling Phoebe. We have 3 lucky winners today: The winner of Phoebe Congrats to Kaeli! We hope Phoebe keeps you cozy this winter. Dragonfly gift certificate winner The winner of a £25 gift certificate to Dragonfly Fabrics is Sarah. Have fun …