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New size labels to sew

Sep 18, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Size labels to mark hand-knitted or hand sewn clothes having great success, we have expanded the range.
These labels to sew are always sold by the meter, from 1 meter.
They are also handy for designers to beautifully mark their clothes.

étiquette de taille XS, S, M, L, XL

Here are our new size labels woven in gray or black.
We created the label in adult sizes XS, S, M, L and XL

étiquette de taille à coudre blanche et grises

and size labels for babies 3 months, 3-6 months, 6 months, 6-9 months and 9 months. These labels are precisely designed with childlike font exclusively for A&A Patrons. You had asked us, we now offer marking double size for babies .

étiquette de taille bébé à coudre grises

Gradually, you will see our range expand... a bit of patience for 12, 18 months, etc...

étiquette à coudre double taille

The size labels numbered  34, 36, 38, 40 etc. will soon be also renewed with a choice of gray or black.

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Something new concerning the fabrics! We just received the beautiful Cotton + Steel printed fabrics.

Cotton and Steel fabrics

We could not resist to the beautiful well fitting from the Frock collection. These are two rayon fabrics with small red or blue-green triangles.


Gemstone Cotton and steel viscose fabric


We also fell for small cross with yellow mustard and mint green backgrounds in the Cotton & Steel basics collection. These are good qualities cottons. The colors range has a nice sweetness.


Cotton and Steel cotton fabric

This is the kind of fabric you would like to see sewn into a light jacket, shorts, dress ...


Cotton and Steel cotton fabric


Mint green and white poplin with golden triangles you can see, it's a pretty fabric by Art Gallery, from the Arizona limited collection. Going with everything cotton fabric while being chic with these little golden triangles, it will delight your entire wardrobe!


We are very happy to show you these little wonders, especially that ... shh, the rest is coming in the following months!

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The new shipping rates

Jan 14, 2015 12:00:00 AM

We wanted to keep you informed of a pleasing novelty on deliveries: La Poste (the French shipping service) replaced since 1 January 2015 the Lettre Max by the Lettre Suivie!

new rates Lettre Suivie

What changes for you:

- Lower prices, especially for small weight, up to 250g (for higher weights you have the choice between Mondial Relay, Colissimo and Chronopost)

- The ability to send parcels up to 3 cm thick instead of 2 cm for Lettres Max.

Since all our deliveries are determined according to weight, the difference will be really noticeable for you. Online tracking remains the same, once the order is placed, you will have the link to follow on the La Poste website.

From our side, we can now offer you products shipped by Lettre Suivie like some wool that did not pass by Lettre Max!

Here is a detailed picture to show you the changes that prove particularly beneficial to the departments and overseas territories where we display below the rates before tax:

changing letter rate France and overseas

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New : Floral fabrics and bias

Nov 13, 2014 12:00:00 AM

They are beautiful and flowered, it is the arrival in our shop of new fancy floral fabrics and bias.

floral fabrics and bias Lecien Froufrou

We fell in love with these flowered printed fabrics by Lecien (Japanese fabrics) in liberty style. So we took assorted bias! Flowered fabrics and bias brighten up our Frou Frou range.

It is already easy to imagine the pretty dresses, inside pocket, jacket with these floral fabrics.

Mustard yellow make a pretty note accompanied the fall, while the raspberry and blue-green are perfect to brighten up our outfits.

floral fabrics Lecien

Floral bias can be used in garment finishes but will also be very attractive as wristband and other jewelery desgns.

Floral bias Lecien

No hesitation! : floral Lecien fabrics are sold by 10 cm and bias the meter.

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New organic fabrics arrival!

Jun 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM

We just welcome many new organic fabrics on the website and we enjoy talking to you about them, but above all to show you these wonders! :

New organic fabrics

On the top you can see the simple knitted jersey or sweat-shirt in a beautiful flecked gray. Both organic knitted have color in harmony and may eventually be worn as a shirt/sweatshirt set. The sweat-shirt (on the right) is made of a very soft quilted fabric inside:

sweatshirt fabric and flecked gray organic jersey

Then, we present the organic linen jersey natural, undyed and unbleached. This jersey is very soft, silky and slightly transparent. The flax used for this jersey is grown in France in Normandy and also knitted in France, making it a very local jersey!

French organic linen jersey

Then comes the cotton piqué, a very popular jersey, particularly for making polo shirts. It is also available in a natural unbleached color (not dyed):

Organic cotton Piqué

The organic fabrics arrival also contains this beautiful coating jersey. To sew an undersheet or in achieving washable baby diapers, this is essential. The organic coating cotton is waterproof on one side (and brilliant) and soft (matte) on the jersey side:

Waterproof organic cotton jersey

The organic cotton swaddling cloth, coming back into fashion lately, especially for making clothes, but again and again for cloth diapers. It is sold by 80 x 80 cm squares, just sew the four hems in order the swaddling cloth is ready for use:

Organic cotton swaddling cloth

So, did you enjoy this arrival? If you have fabrics yens, don't forget that you can order a 10 cm sample of all our fabrics (not discounted items), you will automatically receive a voucher for your future same fabric order.

Organic cotton and linen fabrics and jersey

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The new knitting and sewing A&A kits

Mar 31, 2014 12:00:00 AM

In order to offer you more creative elements, we present our latest knitting and sewing kits.

After the Victoire cardigan and the sleeveless vest Elie as knitting, Here are three new knitting kits: the Triade mittens for adult, the Jonas coat for baby and the last born: the Ariel jumpsuit for baby.

Provided in the knitting kits: explanations of the model and the wool quantity corresponding to the size you wish, you can add optional knitting needles, special wool sewing needles and buttons or any accessories. Our knitting kits are carefully designed, including a prototype creation, to help you to achieve the model you crave.

The models are very suitable for beginners, we realize explanatory videos (link on the model) to provide additional support to the model for each step.

Our baby kits are available in a wide range of sizes and wool colors, to allow you a wider choice. Knitting kits are bargained compared to items purchased separately, enjoy ...

On the sewing side, the little Tangara baby's vest is also available as kit!

Supplied with the baby's vest: the tile organic cotton fabric, the picot bias and the cotton satin ribbon matching. No more excuses to find a gift idea ...

If you have ideas in order to continue the kit saga ... do not hesitate to leave us a comment or message. And you, rather tempted by knitting or sewing kits?

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New yarn Tapilaine

Oct 19, 2012 12:00:00 AM

We welcome a new thread in the topic knitting, and it's XXL!
Tapilaine thread, 100% wool, knitting needles 10 mm :



Available in 3 colors (more soon !) :







Ivoire, moutarde et amande

What to do with this rustic yarn ... a pouf! The pattern (french) is available online for free:


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