Fall Pattern Preview: Josephine!

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Introducing Josephine, a new sewing pattern coming later this fall!

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I’m so. excited. to show you this first fall pattern preview — it’s kind of in the early stages yet but I just couldn’t wait to show you these photos. I love the pleats. I love the sleeves. And this rayon fabric is divine.

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Josephine will have both a top and tunic view (this is the tunic length). As you can see it can be worn as a mini-dress as well as with jeans or leggings, and the top will be slightly longer than hip length. The belt will be included, along with two different width sleeves.

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Do you love it? I love it. Can’t wait.

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64 thoughts on “Fall Pattern Preview: Josephine!

    • haha that’s awesome. I actually thought about calling it “Josie” because we have “Ruby” and “Washi” which both have that sound at the end…but then Josephine just seemed to fit this one better.

      :)

  1. I do love this Rae, you are on a roll! Keep them coming because I truly love that my wardrobe is now moving towards more handmade than store bought!

  2. This looks great, Rae! I love poet sleeves, and the pleats sweeten the deal. I’ll be making the top version, for sure.

    Good luck finalizing the pattern! I’d love to help…

  3. can’t wait! I have just the piece of fabric for this…if you’re looking for testers let me know I’ve been sewing a very long time and would love the chance!!
    Blessings~~
    Regina

  4. Oh the new pattern is beautiful. Right up my alley. A quick question. What type of tape do you use to tape the pdf pattern peices together? I am getting ready to make a Washi.

  5. I love the neckline and pleats! And I’m into the skinny belted look that you have going on with this too. Sigh. Just another thing I can rule out sewing for myself because of nursing Lol.

  6. I just LOVE this one!! Are you going to need testers for it? I promise I will whip it out quickly. I’m a bit on the ahem busty side, so I wear an 18, plus I have the hereditary permanent post baby bump. EVERY woman in my mother’s bloodline has a “pooch” as she calls it. The best part about testing is getting the pattern faster. grin :) I am learning to be a commenter, and not just a lurker. It has been fun to watch your business grow, you are so talented!

  7. I also wanted to let you know that I really appreciate that you make patterns in larger sizes for us bigger girls! I have been putting it off, havint a hard time spending money on myself, but I am going to buy your Washi dress today. I keep seeing it pop up in different patterns all over the internet.

  8. Rae, I love this! I recall a beautiful emerald green blouse you made around the time of spring top SAL- and I was hoping you would make it into a pattern, because I loved it so much. Is this that pattern? I’m glad there are two sleeve options, not being as slender as you, I don’t think billowy sleeves would look so great in me, although you pull the look off splendidly!. Also, if you need a pregnant lady tester, lemme know! (Warning, I’m a beginning sewer!)

  9. This is so me. Excited for the release of your pattern. I am going to be good and start going thru my stash for the perfect fabric, before I head out and purchase something else to put back in my stash. Thank you for all your lovely patterns and work.

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