Tiana

Tiana N. is an ex professional pattern maker in Vietnam, with over ten years of experience in the fashion industry. She moved to Canada in 2019 and started over again as an indie pattern maker. She is a petite woman, and shares the same feeling with others who could not find a well-fitted piece of clothing in the stores. She established this website to focus on the petite, plus, and petite plus size ranges.

Vera pinafore dress – free PDF sewing pattern

Vera pinafore dress - free sewing pattern

I realized that many readers of my blog are totally new to sewing – some even told me that they only started sewing in May or June when the pandemic forced every one to stay at home. I love how the hobby of home sewing becomes more and more popular. I was also one who …

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Free sewing pattern: Rachel elastic waist culottes

Free PDF sewing pattern: Rachel culottes

As promised with you in the last post, I am presenting the easier version of the Laurel palazzo pants – the Rachel elastic waist culottes! I guess you are as excited as I was when I first making my own pair of pants. I opted for a simple design with elastic waist and a loose …

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Free PDF sewing pattern: Sandra asymmetrical hem blouse

Sandra asymmetrical hem blouse - free PDF sewing pattern

Summer is ending soon, and with this COVID-19 pandemic always stalking around, I do not have much interest in going out shopping at all. But of course I still want to make myself something nice to wear for a walk in the park every afternoon, so my choice is to make some simple pieces of …

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Free PDF sewing pattern: Girl’s leggings with flared skirt

Free sewing pattern: Girl's leggings with skirt

This is a nice and simple project to try for your little beloved girl – a pair of leggings coming with a flared skirt. It adds a playful feel to the regular boring ones – and with only a few extra minutes of cutting and sewing. Made with stretch fabric, this design will surely become …

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Free PDF sewing pattern: Yvonne empire waist dress

Free sewing pattern: Yvonne empire waist dress

This dress pattern is made after I received a request from a reader on Tiana’s Closet. She asked me (a few times) for an empire waist dress, with V neckline and short sleeves. After a long time of procrastination, I finally finished designing this Yvonne empire waist dress. At first I was quite reluctant to …

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Free sewing pattern: Minju mini dress

Free sewing pattern: Minju ruffled paneled dress

I am having a style crush on this beauty – a Ruffled Paneled Mini Dress by Minju Kim, a Korean fashion designer. It is a dress in her Spring-Summer 2020 collection. Look how playful it is with contrast yoke and a ruffled flounce back! I am sharing this newly made pattern inspired by Kim’s design …

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Free PDF sewing pattern: Bianca ruffled back hi-lo blouse

Free PDF sewing pattern: Bianca ruffled back hi-lo blouse

The pattern for today (a really sunny day – summer is here!) is the Bianca ruffled back hi-lo blouse. This is a pattern I made for myself to prepare for the hot days coming. I have played around with this pattern and made a 3D simulation of it. Let’s check out the look! This is …

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