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2024-05-16 - CLOSED
A call out for sewing pattern testers for the sleeveless version of the Eleonora dress.

Size range: European sizes 34-50, UK 6-22, US 2-22.

Sewing difficulty: The pattern is suitable for intermediate sewists.

Fabric suggestions: Choose a lightweight woven fabric such as cotton lawn, cotton voilé, viscose, tencel, silk. The production S/S2023 dresses are made in a lightweight crinkled cotton.

Fabric usage: Around 4-5 meter. Many of my testers from the Eleonora dress with sleeves used around 3 meter of fabric, so you can use less.

The sewing pattern is made in the metric system and uses centimeters and 1 cm (3/8 inches) seam allowance. It is available for pattern testing in layered A4/US letter print-at-home, layered A0 for copy shop and comes with English instructions with illustrations. The pattern has a pattern testing watermark.

You need to be fluent in English to be a part of the pattern testing.

2024-03-17 - CLOSED
A call out for sewing pattern testers for the Eleonora dress.

From my S/S2022 and S/S2023 slow fashion collections!

The Eleonora dress is a romantic summer dress inspired by vintage chemise dresses, but with a modern take that makes it more suitable for everyday wear. The dress is adjustable due to the tie channel at the waist. The design can easily be hacked into many different silhouettes. The Eleonora features gathered puff raglan sleeves with elasticated cuffs with ruffles. The gathered midi skirt is made out of four panels and are finished with a deep hem. View A-C: The neckline has ruffles and a channel that is adjustable with a tie, just like the waist. View B: The bodice has an elastic under the bust. View C: The bodice is cinched in with rows of elastic threads above the waistline.

Size range: European sizes 34-50, UK 6-22, US 2-22.

Sewing difficulty: The pattern is suitable for intermediate sewists.

Fabric suggestions: Choose a lightweight woven fabric such as cotton lawn, cotton voilé, viscose, tencel, silk. The production S/S2023 dresses are made in a lightweight crinkled cotton.

Fabric usage: Around 4.9-5.5 meter.

The sewing pattern is made in the metric system and uses centimeters and 1 cm (3/8 inches) seam allowance. It is available for pattern testing in layered A4/US letter print-at-home, layered A0 for copy shop and comes with English instructions with illustrations. The pattern has a pattern testing watermark.

You need to be fluent in English to be a part of the pattern testing.




2024-01-01 - CLOSED
A call out for sewing pattern testers for the Ophelia dress.

The Ophelia dress is a romantic dress with whimsical sleeves. The fitted bodice has dropped shoulders and open darts in the front and regular darts at the back. The midi skirt is gathered at the waist and has hidden inseam pockets. A dramatic wide hem finishes the skirt. Sleeves are inspired by the 19th century and has gathers, flounces and are finished with bias binding. The Ophelia dress has a rounded neckline. The dress closes with a concealed zipper in the back.

Size range: European sizes 34-50, UK 6-22, US 2-22.

Sewing difficulty: The pattern is suitable for advanced beginners. You should be able to sew bias binding for the neckline and the sleeves. You should be able to attach an concealed zipper. The pockets are optional.

Fabric suggestions: Choose a woven fabric with structure such as cotton, cotton lawn, linen, linen/viscose blend, linen/cotton blend, cotton/viscose blend. Try intricate fabrics such as organza, lace, fil coupé, embroidery or brocade for a special occasion dress. A drapier fabric such as viscose will give the dress less volume.

Fabric usage: Around 3.5-4 meter.

The sewing pattern is made in the metric system and uses centimeters and 1 cm (3/8 inches) seam allowance. It is available for pattern testing in layered A4/US letter print-at-home, layered A0 for copy shop and comes with English instructions with illustrations. The pattern has a pattern testing watermark.


2023-11-05 - OPEN
A call out for sewing pattern testers for the Juliette dress.

The Juliette dress is a romantic peasant dress with bishop sleeves and a gathered long skirt. The neckline has an elastic channel and can be worn both of and on the shoulders for different looks. The gathered bishop sleeves has elastic cuffs. The pleats at the waist creates volume over the bodice and the skirt. The waist has a stitched down self tie belt for a fitted silhouette. The dress closes with a button placket at the center front.

Size range: European sizes 34-48, UK 6-20, US 2-20.

Sewing difficulty: The pattern is suitable for intermediate sewists. You should be able to sew a bias binding channel for the elastic around the neckline, a button placket with button holes, pleats and a self tie belt for the waist.

Fabric suggestions: Choose a lightweight fabric with structure such as cotton, linen, cotton, linen/viscose blend, linen/cotton blend, cotton/viscose blend. A softer and drapery fabric will give you less volume.

Fabric usage: Around 3.5-4 meter.

The sewing pattern is made in the metric system and uses centimeters and 1 cm (3/8 inches) seam allowance. It is available for pattern testing in layered A4/US letter print-at-home, layered A0 for copy shop and comes with English instructions with illustrations. The pattern has a pattern testing watermark.

2023-08-29 - CLOSED
A call out for sewing pattern testers for the extended sizing of the Ella dress.

The Ella dress is a flowing and romantic maxi dress. Ella features a deep v-shaped neckline with a bow tie, full length bishop sleeves with elastic band and a long flared skirt. The dress closes with a concealed zipper in the back.

Size range: European sizes 42-48.

Sewing difficulty: Intermediate. This pattern is suitable for intermediate to experienced sewists. You should be able to handle drapey fabric on the bias and make your own bias binding.

Fabric suggestions: Choose a lightweight fabric with fluid drape such as linen blend. The sample dress is made out of a linen blend of linen/viscose/cotton.

Fabric usage: Around 4 meter.

The sewing pattern is made in the metric system and uses centimeters and 1 cm (3/8 inches) seam allowance. It is available for pattern testing in layered A4/US letter print-at-home, layered A0 for copy shop and comes with English instructions with illustrations.



2023-08-03 - CLOSED
A call out for sewing pattern testers for the Clara dress. The pattern testing period is 2 weeks and will take place 8th of August to 22th of August.

The Clara dress was designed with inspiration from Victorian chemise dresses but with a modern twist. Clara features 3/4 length dramatic puff sleeves with elastic cuffs. The bodice has two rows of elastic that adjusts to your underbust and waist. The skirt is A-line shaped and has hidden side seam pockets. Clara is reversible, one neckline is higher than the other; wear the lower neckline in front or in the back.

Size range: European sizes 34-50.

Sewing difficulty: Beginner friendly. No zipper, the dress uses elastic. The side seam pockets are optional. This is a quick and fun make!

Fabric suggestions: Cotton, linen. Production pieces were made in an organic cotton that is not sheer.

Fabric usage: Approximately 3.5-4 meter.

The sewing pattern is made in the metric system and uses centimeters and 1 cm seam allowance. It is available for pattern testing in A4 print-at-home and comes with English instructions with illustrations.



2023-06-30 - CLOSED
A call out for sewing pattern testers for the Ella dress.

The Ella dress is a flowing and romantic maxi dress. Ella features a deep v-shaped neckline with a bow tie, full length bishop sleeves with elastic band and a long flared skirt. The dress closes with a concealed zipper in the back.

Size range: European sizes 34-42.

Sewing difficulty: Intermediate. This pattern is suitable for intermediate to experienced sewists. You should be able to handle drapey fabric on the bias and make your own bias binding.

Fabric suggestions: Choose a lightweight fabric with fluid drape such as linen blend, rayon, viscose, tencel, silk, cotton voile. The sample dress is made out of a linen blend of linen/viscose/cotton.

Fabric usage: 4 meter.

The sewing pattern is made in the metric system and uses centimeters and 1 cm seam allowance. It is available for pattern testing in A4 print-at-home and comes with English instructions with illustrations.


2023-03-19 - CLOSED
A call out for sewing pattern testers for the Cora top.

The Cora top is a spaghetti strap camisole. It has a deep flattering neckline and delicate spaghetti straps, also known as rouleau straps, that can be tied different ways. The gathers are adjustable due to the channels and the ties. The top closes with ties in the back and a concealed zipper.

Size range: European sizes 34-46. 



Sewing difficulty: Intermediate. You need to be able to handle slippery fabric such as rayon and make your own rouleau straps (or purchase ready made).

Fabric suggestions: Lightweight drapey fabrics such as viscose, rayon, tencel, silk.



Fabric usage: 1 meter.



The sewing pattern is made in the metric system and uses centimeters and 1 cm seam allowance. It is available for pattern testing in A4 and A0 and comes with English instructions with with illustrations.

2023-03-01

I have started a Facebook group for my sewing patterns. You can find it here: https://www.facebook.com/silversagapatterns/. The group are for sewing related news, discussing patterns and sewing techniques, customer photos, and polls for new upcoming patterns. I hope to see you there!

2023-01-05 - CLOSED
A call out for sewing pattern testers for the Mina wrap dress.

The Mina dress is a simple and classic wrap dress. A comfortable wardrobe staple that can be worn casually with flats, or dressed up just as easily. Mina features gathered bishop sleeves and a dropped shoulder. The bodice closes with a wrap tie front that can be tied three different ways. The skirt is flared and has hidden side seam pockets. The tie belt makes the waist adjustable.

Size range: European sizes 34-46.

Sewing difficulty: Beginner - Intermediate. You need to be able to handle slippery fabric such as rayon, make your own bias band and sew bias bindings.

Fabric suggestions: Drapey fabrics such as viscose, rayon, tencel, silk.

Fabric usage: 3.5-4 meter.

The sewing pattern is made in the metric system and uses centimeters and 1 cm seam allowance. It is available for pattern testing in A4 and A0 and comes with English instructions with illustrations.