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The Tee with Two

Two micro-pockets, that is!  These pockets are such fun to make, a little bit of picky sewing on a useful garment.  They're …
Embroidered Micro Pocket Feat

Embellished Micro Pocket

As a crafter, I often have an itch to stitch fun things like embroidered starfish, but it can be tricky to combine …
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Perfect Micro Pockets

The Tee features optional micro-pockets that mimic the silly, lovely little pockets often found on Ready-To-Wear (RTW) t-shirts.   For a fun …
Grid Guide to Custom Sizing

Grid Guide for Custom Sizing

Cake Patterns uses innovative sizing methods designed to allow flexibility for individual fit and design preferences. The Grid-Guide Sizing lets you decide …
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Mitered V-Neck Binding

The lapped V on The Tee makes a clean and attractive finish for V-necks of any kind.  It's actually a kind of …
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Pink Striped Tiramisu

This dress is a story about the relationship between designers and retailers.  We need each other- the retailer sells the patterns, and …
Tiramisu LBD

Tiramisu LBD

I can't believe it's taken me this long to make a Tiramisu LBD. I've made striped Tiras, spotted Tiras, color-blocked TIras, Tiras …
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Susan’s Cabarita

Cabarita Beach is my happy place. The Cabarita Top is comfy like a t-shirt, with striking design details like the bias v-back …
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Striped Cabarita

Cabarita Beach is my happy place. The Cabarita Top is comfy like a t-shirt, with striking design details like the bias v-back …
Playground Cabarita

Reversible Cabarita

Cabarita Beach is my happy place. The Cabarita Top is comfy like a t-shirt, with striking design details like the bias v-back …
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Leila’s Cabarita

The Cabarita Top is comfy like a t-shirt, with striking design details like the bias v-back and rolled front collar inspired by …
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Red Cabarita

Cabarita Beach is my happy place. The Cabarita Top is comfy like a t-shirt, with striking design details like the bias v-back …
White Cocoa Cake Patterns

White Cocoa (Jersey)

Sometimes it's nice to have a little some-something to throw over a well-loved dress to spruce it up a bit without adding …
Cocoa Step 3

Cocoa Step 3

How to make a neat front facing? Part of what I love about Cocoa's design is the way the front facing folds …
Cocoa Shrug Hem Binding

Cocoa Hem Binding

How to make a neat hem binding? This particular technique of sandwiching the binding between the exterior and front facing makes a …
Cocoa Cutting Layout

Cocoa Cutting Layout

The Cocoa Shrug is a part of Cake's RiFF range.  RiFFs are thoughtful but simple cuts that are easily adapted for fit …
Cocoa Animal

The Animal Print Cocoa

Animal print isn't my forte, but it's always fun to play. When a friend de-stashed and presented me with 3m of animal …
Foxy Little Clutch Zipper

Final Seam and Turn

This is the completion seam for the Red Velvet Clutch- time to put it all together!  We'll take it one small step …
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Zipper Stitching: Red Velvet Clutch

Learn to insert a zipper one baby step at a time, and pick up other useful tips through these video micro-lessons. The Rant about the Futility of Perfection is a bonus…

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No Tool Tie Turn

Rouleau Ties are little tubes of fabric that are useful for drawstrings, ties, dress or camisole straps or embellishment. They're perfect for …