They're back, or they've always been there but rather untraceable. There were questions on the Internet where to buy Marfy sewing patterns and no one knew the answer. Anyway, they're back! You can order Marfy sewing patterns again, directly through the Marfy website.
The website does not mention anything about a return or a temporary offline. A new blog has been added, informative but limited.
In any case, the famous catalogues, the sewing patterns and the 'Evergreen collections' are for sale again. And the website also has FREE downloads.
Marfy sewing patterns:
Marfy sewing patterns are high-fashion, sophisticated home sewing experience for expert-level sewers. There are no instructions included !
The patterns are pre-cut and single-sized. This means you really have to be sure about your size ! Italian sizes are completly different from European and US sizes. Be careful about yur choice about sizes ! All sizing is European and all measurements are in centimeters. See the special Marfy Body Measurement Chart on each design page to calculate your size.
Pre-cut on very good paper. You are able to use the patterns for years.
Fabric requirements are only estimates and are for your chosen size only. You need to calculate the amount of fabric required. Contrast and trims are not calculated. Seam-allowence is not included.
No instructions about lining or cutting the lining fabrics !
Conclusion: Marfy patterns are collector's item but only designed for advanced seamstress.
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