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Preview: Fabric and Sewing Details


Things may seem quiet around here right now, but that’s because I’m working very very hard on our new patterns! We have a photoshoot coming up (tomorrow in fact!) and I hope to have some great behind the scenes shots for you. I’m very excited for this shoot.

In the meantime, here are some snapshots of various details from the samples I’ve been sewing. I hope to share a lot more of my creative process and what goes into creating Colette Patterns. Soon!



orange dots



white dots

Sarai Mitnick


Sarai started Colette back in 2009. She believes the primary role of a business should be to help people. She loves good books, sewing with wool, her charming cats, working in her garden, and eating salsa.



September 21, 2009 #

I can’t wait. LOVE polka dots!!


September 21, 2009 #

Everyting looks gorgeous…can’t wait!

Meredith P

September 21, 2009 #

Would those be “fall” patterns? Wasn’t much in to sewing summer patterns this year, so I haven’t tried your patterns yet. Looking forward to them.


September 21, 2009 #

Exciting!! Those pictures have got me hooked :)


September 21, 2009 #

love the look of that tie closure. exciting!


September 21, 2009 #

Oh my! I cannot wait!


September 21, 2009 #

AHHHHHH! I can’t wait to see the new patterns!!!!!!!!

Sunni Standing

September 21, 2009 #

Oh my gosh I’m so excited I can hardly breathe. I have one of your patterns and am completely in love with it. Oh joy! Piped detailing and is that pockets I see? I’m crazy about pockets. Can’t wait, really.


September 21, 2009 #

eep! so excited!!!!


September 21, 2009 #

Wow Sarai,
Great photos!
Can’t wait to see your new things.
I hope you are well.


September 22, 2009 #

Eeek! I’m getting so excited and curious about the new designs–I can’t wait to see them!!!! :D


September 22, 2009 #

Squeee!! I’m already in love.


September 23, 2009 #

wow! can’t wait – I love the tie detail.


September 23, 2009 #

Sarai, can’t wait to see your new patterns! The pictures are such a tease — I really like those colours, and the dots! I’m wearing the beignet skirt today and love it! One day I’ll get around to posting pictures….


September 23, 2009 #

New patterns! Whoopie! Can’t wait. Love the dots… and is that white piping with the black? Nice.


September 23, 2009 #

okay, this might be a stupid questions, but i’m worried enough to ask: are your first patterns going to go away when the new ones come out (please say no)?


September 24, 2009 #

How very very exciting! can’t wait to see them!!!


September 24, 2009 #

Liz, don’t fear, they aren’t going away!

خياطة وتفصيل

February 18, 2012 #

wow! can’t wait – I love the tie detail.


October 4, 2013 #

Can you help me samples fabrics make bags of cut my dream have e my dewam have a sewing life hard used cother used bed uesd pansdish for help with mt dream have firehouse ans bigger kitchen… debbiebarlogio help me samples fabrics make a new away with the world’s largest and dad mom dies from bigger Cancer.ilost mom..