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Margaret Islander's 35-year background of training and experience cover garment production, couture sewing, fitting and tailoring. As a technician at a Los Angeles training center for garment industry workers, she mastered every aspect of production, including speed systems, production sewing, cutting, pattern drafting and pattern grading. Based on this training, she developed her first "Industrial Shortcuts for Home Sewing" course in the early 1970's. As the demand for her expertise grew, she founded the Islander School of Fashion Arts in Grants Pass, Ore., which continues to graduate many satisfied students.

Janet Pray, President of Janet & Company, Inc. (Islander Sewing Systems), has an educational background in business and fine art. Self-employed since 1981 as a Fiber Artist, Fiber Arts teacher and Sewing Instructor, Janet has exhibited her award-winning works across the U.S. at many fine art fairs, Renaissance Festivals, galleries and boutiques. All of Janet's patterns include revolutionary pattern guides designed with the Islander Sewing Systems techniques.
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Moebius Scarf Pattern - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $9.95

The Moebius Scarf is one continuous spiraling loop. It's fun, fast and fascinating to make.
Double Green Shopping Bag Pattern - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $9.95

This bag is "double green" because it not only dispenses with the unnecessary plastic bags from the store but it re-uses blue jeans.
Casual Tux Jacket - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $19.95

The handsome, turned back panels along the front lend an air of simple elegance to this comfortable, easy fit jacket.
Women's Classic Sport Shirt - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $19.95

A traditional design with long or short sleeves and two pocket variations. Industry construction techniques are included for professional results.
Men's Classic Sport Shirt - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $19.95

A traditional design with long or short sleeves and two pocket variations. Industry construction techniques are included for professional results.
Irish Coat Pattern - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $19.95

Stylish, loose fitting coat with overlapping fronts, stand-up collar and welt pockets. Designed with enough ease to be worn easily over bulky sweaters or blazers.
Islander Shirt - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $19.95

Suitable for work or play, The Islander shirts has a relaxed, up-scale island look that can be dressed up or down.
Men's Designer Dress Shirt - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $19.95

Go from the boardroom to the ballroom in style with this designer dress shirt featuring a hidden button placket, designer collar band and cuffs, with a tapered cut
City Western Blouse - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $19.95

This practical sport-couture blouse has a modern freshness with the lines and finishes of a stylish, upscale look.
City Western Shirt - Islander Sewing Systems
Our Price: $19.95

This shirt combines the traditional Western details with new, stylish features for an all American, modern, upscale look, or just omit the front western yoke for a contemporary sport or dress shirt.