There was a competition in the Betties Basket Facebook group a while back. Contestants got to send in their design idea and the designers that participated got to choose the design they wanted to make into a pattern. I choose Heathers dress idea. She made a drawing for a dress with crossed straps and a high/low wrapped skirt. The dress was made with woven fabrics.
After 2 muslins and a few changes I made the final version. A dress with shirred or elastic back (no zippers or buttons). Straps that meet in the back and are cut in one piece, so no shoulder seams. The high/low wrapped skirt option, top option and maxi dress option. And my favorite, a seamless bodice.
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We are releasing a new pattern today.
Please meet the Gemini Skirt Bundle.
Gemini is Latin for Twins. The pattern is inspired by twins. Actually it is inspired by my twin sister and I. It is amazing how two people can come from te same genes, be born on the same day and still can be so different. But this pattern is not only for twins. There are a lot of sisters who have very different styles. Even one girl can have very different styles.
This pattern has combined sizes starting at size NB/56 up to 11/12-146/152. In this pattern you will find two skirt patterns. One is a fitted short skirt with a big kangaroo pocket in front. The side seams are brought to the front (of centered). The waistband in this patterns is for both skirts. It is an elastic free waistband.
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Have you seen the Iridis wrap dress + circle skirt add-on? It is the newest pattern in our shop. The Iridis wrap dress is actually two dresses in one pattern, and with the add-on you can now make 4 different dresses. Let’s make that 5! Because you can easily make a faux wrap dress out of the Iridis. Let me show you how.
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If you loved the Iridis wrap dress already, you will now have more to love. We created a circle skirt add-on for this wonderful wrap dress.
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Have you been enjoying the Otium blogtour? Did you read all the posts or just watched the pretty pictures? These where some awesone pattern hacks made for the Otium. and did you see the mommy and me versions! I was so inspired by all of them that I quickly cut out one more Womens Otium for me. A girl never has to many clothes right?!
Before we do a round up. Lets share the winner of the 12 PDF patterns is Tanya P.W. Check your email!
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Okay, I am a little late to my own party I know but I am here now 😉 Now, in case you missed it. There is a Otium blogtour going on. The Otium blogtour is here to show you some amazing views of the patterns and to show you what you can do with it. For this blogtour a lot of great bloggers from a lot of different countries will give you their review.
We have had the LIV skirt in sizes 56-92 for a while now. But there where a few things that needed changing. The first was, there where only Dutch instructions. The second was, you really wanted this in bigger sizes. And we agree. We need this pattern in bigger sizes…..
Please meet the new and improved LIV skirt in sizes NB-56 to 9/10-134/140.
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Today is the last day of Sale on both Otium patterns. A few of the testers blogged about this pattern and in case you missed them. Here they are…
The nice and bright summer version:
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The Otium was released two days a go and you seem to be loving it. Well, we love it to.
If you haven’t bought the patterns yet. Here are some collages to give you a better picture of both ladies and girls patterns. Both on sale and on a special bundle sale!
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Woohoo! We are happy. The last two patterns for this year are released today…………..
Meet the Otium Sweater and Otium Girls!
When designing the Otium Sweater one of my testers told me she needed this shirt for her baby girl and since I am not great at saying no…… The Otium Sweater gave birth to a baby girl… 😉
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