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Happy Holidays!

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Jalie will be closed from December 24th thru January 3rd. All orders and emails will be processed/answered as soon as we reopen on January 4th.

All new patterns orders placed before today have been shipped. Many online retailers will receive the new patterns shortly.

I would also like to take the time to thank you all for being there, sewing, posting and reviewing. Knowing that people all around the world share the same passion as us and like working with our patterns is truly inspiring.

We wish you all a wonderful year filled with creativity, good health, fun and quality time with your loved ones.


Jeanne & Émilie

New Patterns Now Available for Pre-Order

Here are links to the new patterns on our website:

Jalie 2915 - Dance Leotard and Tutu Skirt
Jalie 2916 - Strappy Unitard
Jalie 2917 - Freestyle and Dance Skating Dress (with skate boot cover)
Jalie 2918 - Men's T-Shirts
Jalie 2919 - Pleated Cardi and Vest
Jalie 2920 - Leggings, Stirrup Tights and Mini-Skirt
Jalie 2921 - Scarf-Collar Tops

You might also want to check with your local or favorite online retailer to see if you can pre-order from them (to save on shipping). I just sent all the pattern cover images and backs of patterns to online retailers.

The new collection should ship around December 23. Orders will ship on a first-in-first-out basis. If you are ordering on www.jalie.com and want to make sure that yours ships before we close for the Holidays (Dec. 25 - Jan. 3), please place your order before December 18.

I haven't had time to put the instructions together in PDF format yet. They will be up next week.

Last but not Least...

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Classic style with a modern twist... and without the bulk! I loooove draped knit cardigans. They look awesome when they are wrapped on models... but for some reason (I wonder if it's only me) I can never get them to stay wrapped nicely for more than 5 minutes and I end up taking them off after a while because I get tired of all that fabric hanging... And I end up thinking I look big because of the extra volume in the front... Not good..

Since we thought that other people were in the same situation... We are proud to show you the new "Jalie Cardi". It has the draped look we all like, ease around the hips, but no fabric getting in the way! The lovely pleats that run from shoulder seams down to the waist not only give it a unique look, but it keeps the garment flattering and fitted where it should be. The pointy shawl collar also adds a little je-ne-sais-quoi :)

The cardigan hit around the hips area, but if your fabric stretches a lot and is a bit on the heavy side, it might…