Menu
Cart 0

Blog

Spring Rushcutter Dress in Tencel Twill

Posted by Renee Stokes on

Spring Rushcutter Dress in Tencel Twill

Hi everyone, I’m back for another guest post and to join the growing number of sewists and sewing bloggers going crazy over Tencel twill! I followed a link in one of MaaiDesign’s newsletters to a Pinterest board called Sewing Patterns for Tencel Twill and got all inspired by the lovely draping dresses that I saw there. The Rushcutter dress by In The Folds is my kind of dress and I’m so happy with the fabric choice! I had already made the long-sleeved view A winter version of the Rushcutter out of denim and loved it, so wanted to try a summery...

Read more →

A Monochrome Spot Swirl Quilted Tamarack

Posted by Katie Freeland on

A Monochrome Spot Swirl Quilted Tamarack

What do you get when you mix double gauze, batting, flannel, gold spots, pattern mathematics genius and the Tamarack pattern...?

Read more →

Sirocco Jumpsuit in Ponte

Posted by Emma Prestidge on

Sirocco Jumpsuit in Ponte

Hi, my name is Emma Prestidge. I’m a sewist from Wellington New Zealand. I’m glad to be guest blogging today here at Maaidesign. You can see more of my makes over on my website emmasatelierblog.com or on Instagram @emmas_atelier. I work a 9-5 in a corporate role. The rest of my time is spent whipping up unique garments for myself and my husband. For my contribution to the Maaidesign blog, I decided to work with Ponte. I purchased the Sirocco Jumpsuit pattern by Deer and Doe a couple of days after they released their recent collection. I have a rule that...

Read more →

A Tencel Twill Lena Horne Dress

Posted by Katie Freeland on

A Tencel Twill Lena Horne Dress

My encounter with a fabric that evokes a cloud, cools you like a fresh summer breeze and has the support of an overzealous little league coach: Tencel Twill.

Read more →

Divinely Drapey Tencel Twill Esther Pants

Posted by Jennifer Dubois on

Divinely Drapey Tencel Twill Esther Pants

Hello! I am thrilled to be back blogging again today with my new pair of trousers. Being British, I can't quite bring myself to use the term pants to describe outer-wear, when I know it as underwear! I made the Esther Pants by Victory Patterns using Maaike’s DIVINE plum Tencel twill. This pattern came out as part of the swoon-worthy Arima Collection in November 2017. As soon as I saw the Esther pattern I knew it would be mine! However, my sewing output is not huge but my sewing list IS, so the idea for these trousers has been simmering in...

Read more →