UPDATE* Pattern now available here Yesterday, I released my second pattern under my own label. I wanted to share a bit with you, today, about my inspirations. In case you hadn't noticed, I love vintage. I have a vintage pattern collection, a vintage toy collection, a vintage board on Pinterest... you get the idea. I've… Continue reading Center of Attention Inspiration
The next pattern in my lineup has been released. Center of Attention has a fun circle detail on the front bodice. It's fun to color block or embroider, but you can get a more subtle look by doing all one fabric like I did on this green one below. Size 2 has been added, so… Continue reading Center of Attention pdf Pattern Release
Okay, let's talk about size. Some people have asked me, "Why 8 inches?", so I thought I'd answer that question today. If you've purchased a Duchess & Hare pdf pattern, you've probably noticed that there is a little rectangle on the first page that measures 1" x 8", not 1" x 1" or 4" x 4"… Continue reading Why 8 Inches?
I've been following along with Project Run and Play since the beginning. Every new challenge was like Christmas. Every week, I'd eagerly check to see what the contestants had come up with for the new challenge. Even if I didn't blog about it, I almost always sewed along. So, when I saw that they were… Continue reading I’m So Excited!
(click bold to follow links) Yesterday, I shared some of the inspiration behind my first pattern and guess what?! Duchess and Hare's debut clothing pattern is ready for purchase! Follow this link and use coupon code DEBUT to get your pattern for $6. Coupon good through Sunday. All Duchess and Hare clothing patterns come with… Continue reading Who’s Got the Button?
UPDATE* Pattern now available here It's no secret. I spend a lot of time looking at vintage dresses and browsing for inspiration on the internet. When I ran across this on Etsy from My Vintage Wish, I fell in love with the silhouette, especially the back view. It is such a sweet silhouette and looks… Continue reading Inspiration: Who’s Got the Button pdf pattern
Duchess and Hare is really starting to pick up! We will have our first clothing pattern release this week and we have several more getting ready for testing, so I thought I'd tell you all a little bit about myself. I'm Bernadette Reinecke. You may or may not recognize me from places like The Sewing Rabbit, Daisies… Continue reading Meet the Designer