Oliver + S

our summer sale is on!

We’re celebrating this week’s Independence Day and Canada Day holidays with our biggest sale of the season. From now through Saturday, use coupon code JULY2012 at checkout to take 25% off all Oliver + S paper patterns purchased on our …

then and now

Five years ago these two little ones inspired a line of sewing patterns for children’s clothing.     Then our friend Oliver and his family moved halfway around the world. This week he’s back for a short visit, and a …

customizing with oliver + s: use a running stitch

What’s one of the simplest and easiest ways to customize a pattern to make the finished garment your own? Add a running stitch. Your don’t need to alter a pattern radically to make the final product unique. Sometimes all you …

help wanted

It’s busy here! So busy, in fact, that we’re in need of a little sewing help over the next couple of weeks. We’re looking for someone in the New York area who would like some short-term, part-time work to help …

secret agent trench coat fabric options

After we launched the spring Oliver + S patterns we heard from quite a few of you who wanted to know about the fabrics we used for the Secret Agent Trench Coat. We were already in the process of working …

two new digital patterns and a quick sale

Many of you have been very patient as we’ve been making our way through the Oliver + S backlist, bringing our out-of-print styles back as PDF patterns. So today I’m happy to say that our last two out-of-print patterns, the …

customizing with oliver + s: ombre ice cream dress

Have you been noticing the ombre trend? I just love it, whether it’s furniture, hair, quilts, or clothing. In fact, I have a Pinterest board dedicated to the look, so of course I sat right up and took notice when …

three new digital patterns

This may be old news to you by now if you’re a dedicated Oliver + S follower on Twitter and/or Facebook (and, if you’re not, why not?), but in the last week we’ve re-released three of our previously out-of-print patterns …

spring 2012 quilt market recap

It’s taken a few days to recover and to unpack all our materials, but we’re finally back from Quilt Market. It was a great show. Some of you have already seen a few photos on our Facebook page and on …

online classes with creativebug

It’s a little quiet over here right now while we’re in Kansas City for Quilt Market, but we’ll be keeping you up-to-date on Facebook and Twitter so you won’t feel left out. And in the meantime, here’s some fun news …