- Colette Seamwork
- Tilly & the Buttons
Colette Seamwork: June issue - Mesa and Aurora
Mesa (t-shirt dress)
So, one of the projects out of this month's Seamwork is a t-shirt dress. I guess it's okay, but like most of the Seamwork patterns so far, it's not particularly exciting or tempting to me.
|Colette Seamwork - Mesa dress|
Aurora tank top
A bit less boring is the Aurora tank top, which at least has an interesting yoke detail that opens up some design possibilities. Seamwork didn't have any sample photos of this top where you could actually see the details without the top being tucked in, so this was the best that I could do to show you the pattern:
|Colette Seamwork - Aurora tank|
StyleArc: June 2015 release
StyleArc's patterns this month, to me, were a big bag of "I guess they're okay, but they're not really my style."
I actually quite like this Veronica Vest, but I don't really wear vests. But, if you did wear vests, I think that this would be a pretty cool-looking one:
|StyleArc - Veronica Vest|
Eddie Woven Pant
Supposedly/unfortunately, pleated pants are on their way back to being in style. At least, in the StyleArc version, the tops of the pleats are stitched down, making them a bit more wearable. I suppose, if you were going to wear pleated, tapered-leg pants, you could do a lot worse than this offering from StyleArc:
|StyleArc - Eddie Woven Pant|
I get that cutouts are a big trend right now, but I really don't care for this interpretation of that trend. Maybe it'll look better when it's made up on a real person (like Anne/ClothingEngineer), but from the line drawing, this reminds me of something that a Lekala designer would come up with in the morning after having had a few too many vodka shots the night before. This is also the free pattern for June, so if you do like it, you'll get it sent to you free along with any pattern purchase that you make.
|StyleArc - Marlo Knit Top|
Tilly & the Buttons: Agnes Top
If you remember the big ruched sleeve sewing pattern trend from a few years ago, the Agnes top is Tilly & the Buttons' interpretation of that trend.
|Tilly and the Buttons - Agnes|