Streamlining and Sunsetting: The Future of BTK

We are streamlining, sunsetting, and making changes as we look to the future of Below the Kōwhai ...
Read More
6 Ways to Quilt

6 Ways to Quilt

6 ways to quilt, featuring unique, alternative ideas for quilting by hand or with a sewing machine. Perfect for additional ...
Read More
Kids winter PJ sewing pattern

Tips for Quick Sewing

Tips for quick sewing for maximum productivity and economy. I'll be sharing how I sewed our Tio Trousers quickly but ...
Read More
Rimu Top sewing pattern by Below the Kōwhai

Girls Rimu Top – a ruffle top hack

Join our Sew-Along and use our popular Rimu Dress sewing pattern to create this cute ruffle top! ...
Read More
Adult Tuatua Cover Up

Women’s size Tuatua Cover Up

Use our Tweens sewing pattern to create your own beach Cover Up! ...
Read More
paperbag waist on Pai Shorts

How to Sew a Paperbag Waistband

Add cute or dramatic paperbag waistband's to your garments with these easy steps! ...
Read More

Easy Waistband Finishing

Follow these easy waistband steps to simplify your sewing for faster garments! ...
Read More
awhi Coat printed pattern

Our New Print Service

We are making changes to the way we provide our paper patterns! ...
Read More
sewing journal tio trousers

Sophie’s Sewing Journal

I've been logging my sews as a celebration of time and creativity. Here is my sewing journal from the first ...
Read More
sew for hiking

Sew for hiking and the outdoors

Your guide to adventure friendly fabrics to sew for hiking and the outdoors! ...
Read More
100% linen fabric nz selection

Introducing our BTK Fabric NZ collection!

Deep, vibrant, soft, and muted hues all make up our first collection of BTK fabric NZ New Zealand ...
Read More
sew gifts for girls scrunchie and bow

Easy Sew Hair Accessories – hair bow tutorial

Easy sew hair accessories you can whip up with fabric scraps - including an easy hair bow tutorial. Perfect for ...
Read More