Oliver + S


my essential suitcase

What are your 10 essential sewing patterns? I’m calling them my Stranded in the City Suitcase, in honor of the long-lasting Desert Island Discs radio program in which the guests pick their essential music for a long stay on a desert island…

melanie’s scrappy yanaka jacket

Fabric choice has such an impact on the outcome of a pattern. Whether you are a solids or a prints fan, you will admire the pattern mixing in this piece. Click over to see Melanie’s scrappy Yanaka jacket!

me made may with liesl + co.

We’ve rounded up all the wonderful Liesl + Co makes from this year’s Me Made May. Get some inspiration for your sewing plans!

erica’s yanaka jackets

Erica’s two Yanaka Jackets demonstrate the versatility of this elegant pattern: chic in stretch denim, or a little edgy in camouflage softened with a splash of Liberty.

the advisors circle sews the yanaka jacket

The perfect little jacket pattern is here. The Yanaka Jacket is that elusive wardrobe essential that instantly elevates an outfit. Two of our advisors sewed up the pattern. Check out their versions to get your sew-jo purring.

more yanaka jacket inspiration

Need a little help with fabric ideas for your Yanaka Jacket? Liesl is here with some suggestions and some photos that might inspire you for your own ideas.

yanaka jacket tester round-up

The Yanaka Jacket is an elegant layer with thoughtful touches. See what our testers did with this new women’s sewing pattern for a DIY cropped jacket sewing pattern.