Orchid Mini Tutorial

Hey y’all! I’m Raven (@ravenmaureen_) and I have a blog over at ravenmaureen.com! Today I’m here sharing how I hacked my Orchid Midi to an Orchid MINI! The bodice is going to stay the same but for my second Orchid midi I decided I wanted it to be shorter and flirty! Deets on the fabric:  My

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Orchid Bodysuit Tutorial

HELLO everyone! My name is Michele from WinMichele. I am thrilled to be part of this year’s contributor team. My wish for this post is to bring you something approachable and fun. So I hope I can deliver just that. As a mother from the desert landscapes of Arizona, I crave patterns that are lightweight

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Thank you Orchid Update Testers

This is always a fun post to put together. I love seeing all of the tester photos in one place and seeing the culmination of the work we did together. It really is one of my favorite parts of pattern development. I think it brings me back to my custom fitting days. Even though we

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Orchid Fitting & Custom Adjustments

I hope you are excited as I am about the new updates for the Orchid Midi pattern! There are three new sizes: 20/22/24 and a new bust cup: C/D, which is a built-in Full Bust Adjustment. My hope is that these changes will help more people make the Orchid Midi pattern with fewer adjustments. Basic

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Updated Orchid Release

THE UPDATED ORCHID IS HERE! I am thrilled to bring you the second pattern to get an update with three new sizes and a new bust cup! The Orchid Midi was originally designed as a collaboration with Celina of Ensemble Patterns to pair with the Parasol Jumpsuit. You can read about the collaboration and the

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Thank You Orchid Testers

Thank you all so much for the warm reception of the Orchid Midi and Parasol patterns. It was so fun to collaborate with Celina of Ensemble Patterns. We are really proud of the patterns we created and all of the ways they can be combined.  We look forward to seeing how you make these patterns your

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Orchid x Parasol Release

It’s release day for both the Chalk and Notch Orchid Midi Dress and the Parasol Jumpsuit + Trousers from Ensemble Patterns! We designed our patterns as a collaboration and the patterns can be mixed and matched. Combined there are three bodice options, four bottoms, two waistbands, and endless ways to make it your own! I bet you

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