The life of a sewing pattern brand is not a long calm river, but rather an ever changing and restless river. Every step of Opian is delivered to you with passion and honesty.

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  • Opian | The genesis between sewing and me |
    Published : 05/21/2024 14:11:53 | Categories : Opian

    A look back at the genesis between sewing and me. What made me want to sew? Probably the costumes my mother made for me as a child, without any patterns. So here is a little presentation of [...]

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  • Opian | Development of a sewing pattern |
    Published : 05/19/2023 12:10:07 | Categories : Opian

    The development of a sewing pattern is a work of several months. I'm going to explain more in details how it works at Opian. As you probably know, there is only one person at Opian, and that's [...]

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  • Opian | 6 years old + Introspection|
    Published : 08/03/2022 19:53:20 | Categories : Opian

    Opian sewing patterns are 6 years old! It has now been 6 years since the first Opian sewing patterns were released. It goes quickly and it seems distant at the same time. Every year on [...]

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  • Opian | Sewing kit launch |
    Published : 07/06/2022 19:15:59 | Categories : Opian , Sewing kit , Swimwear

    The Opian sewing kits have arrived, hooray! The Surimani hat and the Jamanota and Pilatus swimsuits are now available on the site for your sewing pleasure. No need to look for all the [...]

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  • Opian | Changes to the test phase and call for testers |
    Published : 11/21/2021 14:37:04 | 3 comments | Categories : Opian

    I am ready to launch the next Opian sewing pattern and for that I am looking for testers. And this time, we reach another stage of development of this micro-entreprise and I change things a bit [...]

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  • Opian | 5 years of sewing patterns |
    Published : 08/05/2021 00:00:00 | Categories : Opian

    5 years of Opian sewing patterns Yes, it's been 5 years since the first sewing patterns came out. I remember very well working on Alvernia, Pollux and Cemette, and looking for the best [...]

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  • Opian | Personal Story |
    Published : 03/21/2020 09:25:12 | Categories : Opian

    After launching a survey last year, I realised that people don't know much about Opian, let alone those, or rather the one behind it. While the survey was published only on Opian social medias [...]

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  • Opian | Survey results |
    Published : 03/17/2019 14:17:12 | Categories : Opian

    A few weeks ago, I asked you to answer a survey about sewing patterns in general, with some questions focused on Opian. It ranged from the image on the envelope to the size or storing the [...]

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  • Pilatus | Inspiration |
    Published : 08/16/2018 11:54:47 | Categories : Accessories , Inspiration , Opian , Sewing pattern , Swimwear

    In recent years, one-piece swimsuits have returned to the forefront. While for some time they were considered a little old fashioned, they are now back in the spotlight thanks to modern cuts and [...]

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  • Opian | New Identity |
    Published : 04/16/2018 11:30:59 | Categories : Opian

    Today is a great day, Opian changes outfit and adornes itself with a new identity. New logo, new colours and new layout to continue the adventure in the world of sewing and patterns.You will [...]

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