Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ikat Fabric!

This week, we are releasing one of our most exciting fabric collections at Core Fabrics. Our Ikat Collection is entirely handmade and hand-loomed by artisan weavers in India, so I’d like to dig into exactly what ikat is, and why…

How to Sew the Square Neckline of Pauline

Hi there! My name is Stephanie of SewWithStephanie, and as a sewist for over eight years, my ultimate goal has been to help others sew successfully, by advising tips and tricks to make the sewing process a little easier. After…

Free Pattern Bonus for the Pauline Dress!

Hiya! Amy here with some exciting news about our latest pattern, the Pauline Dress; we’ve created a free pattern bonus with lots of new options for you! Around these parts we tend to design patterns with a lot of variations…

Sewist Spotlight: Meet Ama!

We are so thrilled to introduce you to this special sewist. That’s because not only is Ama an amazing maker with a tons of cool interests (knitting! quilting! crochet!) but she’s also our new Community Manager! When we first imagined…

A Tie Dyed Sallie Jumpsuit Made for Dancing!

Hey all! Amy here. So, this past weekend was a very exciting one for me. My husband is a musician in a few bands and this past Saturday night was the first time in almost two years he’s played a…


Hi! I'm Heather Lou, a pattern designer and sewing educator for the modern maker. At Closet Core Patterns, we transform your imagination into step-by-step implementation that helps you create a wardrobe you love - not one you're limited to buying off the rack.

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