Pattern Drafting Class – Megan Yeats

Have you met Megan? She’s the brains, talent and workforce behind Her Bunnies Three. We love the beautiful dolls or ‘sweeties’ she creates (my own kiddos each have one and they are in love with them! We also have two in the kid area at the shop and they are very much enjoyed there as …

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Sewing with Knits – The Moneta Dress

Can I be honest with you? Knits and I have not been friends. I was starting to feel like it was a battle and the knits were winning. I love to sew garments. There is just something about putting on a handmade dress that makes me feel really good. And I love to wear clothing …

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Garment Sewing Month – The Peony Dress

Welcome to Garment Sewing Month! We have many exciting things happening this month that we can’t wait to share with you. Here’s a few things you don’t want to forget… * Weekly drawings! This week we are giving away a Peony pattern! Stop in the store, share a Facebook post of ours, or regram an …

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Outdoor Fabric is Here!

We just received our shipment of outdoor fabric! We are so excited about all the possibilities these have. Outdoor furniture, pillows, cusions and placements would all be amazing. But there are also a lot of great indoor possibilities too. Curtains in a really sunny room, shower curtains, or recovering dining room chairs (you could just …

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Washi Dress Class

We recently finished up our first Washi Dress class! It was a two part class taught by the amzing Jean Sando. The Washi Dress holds a special place in our hearts. Remember this one? It’s been a year since Connie made the taxi cab washi. It’s traveled far and wide with us. The best memory …

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Pattern Review: Super Tote by Noodlehead

We recently got a bag pattern by Noodlehead in our shop! The creative force behind Noodlehead, Anna Graham, has done an amazing job of writing really detailed patterns that walk you through each step of bag making. Our friend Sara was kind enough to review this pattern for us after her first try at a …

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Cozy in Flannel

So I think we can all agree that this winter has been awful and it’s time to move on and be nice out already! Right? But, in the meantime, we have some cozy flannel goodness to share with you – while you still need it! First up is the Wiksten Tova. A quick Google image …

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Modern Textiles T-Shirt Re-Do

Okay, so you pulled out the boxes of cold weather clothes and they are less than exciting, right? Our latest project is perfect for refreshing your fall & winter wardrobe with some fun fabric! It’s really simple and super quick. Find detailed instructions, illustrations and a pattern for the pocket for free right here. Choosing …

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Chambray Cowl Pattern

Introducing the *Free* Chambray Cowl Pattern! We are both crazy about this cowl. It’s light weight for summer and looks great with everything. And oh my word is it simple to make! One of the great things about Chambray is that it is a woven fabric, not printed. So the right and the wrong side …

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Taxi Cab Washi Dress

Connie finished this dress up just in time to wear to Junk Market on June 1st, but sadly it was way too cold for it to see the light of day! Thankfully it has warmed up a bit since then. The Washi Dress is a pattern by Rae Hoekstra of Made-by-Rae. It’s been really popular …

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Morris Blazer

Can I tell you about my new favorite handmade garment? I made the Morris Blazer from Grainline Studios a few months ago out of our chambray linen stretch fabric and loved it so much that I made two more! The pattern calls for a stable knit which the chambray stretch was absolutely perfect for. But …

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