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This site provides made-to-measure sewing patterns, drafted on the fly

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All the code that makes this happen is free software, and available on GitHub

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I do a lot of my design work on the train. Trains are fast. This plugin makes you fast. You get the idea.

Announcing a freesewing snippets plugin for vim

Speed up your pattern design work with our clever snippets plugin for the most badass editor known to peoplekind. Bonus: video

This image is probably the only thing in the post you can skim diagonally

Our battle plan for GDPR compliance

In 100 days, the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union goes into force. Here's our plan.

Your new login background for the month of February

Monthly roundup; January 2018 edition

A roundup of all the freesewing news of the last month

Picture you and him, in matching coats.

Announcing the Carlita Coat

Announcing the Carlita coat, the womenswear version of our Carlton coat pattern.

This blog post is not at all about hammers

Introducing freesewing bail

Bail is a poor man's Rollbar, because privacy.

Scales, how do they work?

Freesewing core v1.3.0 is out

Disaster averted as we fix a scaling issue before it becomes a whole thing.

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There's some really quality posing in this set.

simon by JV Hampton-VanSant

A Wonder Women simon by JV

Is it me, or does this seriously overload one's cute sensors?

simon by ecmtts

Matching simon shirts for these two cuties

Ksenia made this Sven for her man.

sven by Ksenia

Sven in grey terry A grey terry Sven

I'm digging this look.

hugo by Gillian

A Fantastic Four themed Hugo

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