Kommatia Patterns

DR309 Sewalong

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Last Friday, we published our newest pattern - the color block dress. Its simple yet elegant design can be done using three knits of different colors since it is composed of several asymmetrical panels. Its V-shape is very wide at the bust, but tapered at the hip and will be easy to adjust according to your silhouette. Its minimal look will allow you to create different looks by playing with accessories and colors.For the occasion of the pattern release, we propose a detailed and illustrated sewalong to walk you through making this style. In addition, we will show you a...

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SW604 Sewalong - Part 3

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Today we have a little bit more to do in term of steps, however, they are very simple and easy ones. To finish the sweater, we will assemble the body and then attach the ribbed parts at the bottom of the garment and sleeve and around the neckline.

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SW604 Sewalong - Part 2

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To read the first part of the sewalong, click here.It's today that we start sewing. We will stitch the sleeve pocket and apply it to the sleeve. Then, we will apply the insert in the neckline. The instructions below are taken from the pattern, but I also added a few personal notes. Do not hesitate to ask any questions in the comment section below! Now let's begin...SEWINGUnless stated otherwise, be sure to stitch at 12 mm (½") from the edge and match notches and markings with the same numbers.Assemble RIGHT SIDES TOGETHER, namely by placing the right side of a...

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SW604 Sewalong - Part 1

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Our pattern collection is getting bigger with the addition of a fall essential - the sweatshirt. Its classic design features ribbed cuffs, an insert at the neckline and a zippered pocket on the sleeve. It can be made with a thick and fluid knit such as sweater knit or French terry. Its fit is rather loose and it can be layered with other garments to create many different looks.For the occasion of the pattern release, we propose a detailed and illustrated sewalong to walk you through making the sweatshirt. The sewalong will be divided into three parts and will be...

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How to trace patterns

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Here's an easy way to trace your sewing patterns on Kraft paper. If you do not do this already, hopefully this tutorial will convince you since it is tempting to cut directly into the pattern board rather than take the time to trace it. However, it will not be possible to use the other sizes unless you print the board (and tape it again)!  Bear in mind that printer paper is much more expensive than Kraft paper.REQUIRED MATERIALKraft paper: this one is very cheap and easy to find at the office supply store or even in a department store. Get...

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