Wiksten patterns are designed by Jenny Gordy in Portland, Oregon. Jenny worked as a technical designer and fit model in New York City before studying Patternmaking at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She started Wiksten in 2004 as a line of handmade clothing but later transitioned to the home sewing industry. Wiksten offers a collection sewing patterns for well-cut basics that are simple and classic. Their projects are not complicated with easy-to-follow instructions.