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Which fabric for my new dressing gown? McCalls 6659

I have two absolutely gorgeous fabrics to choose between, for my next project. And I can’t decide.

I am making a light summer dressing gown. I’m using McCalls 6659. 557 more words


Altering The Alder, Part 1: Adding Darts

Our guest blogger today is Kelly Walsh, the Director of Engineering at Spoonflower and an avid seamstress who loves a good hack. Over the next week, in two parts, she will explain how to alter the very popular… 1,830 more words


The Aikido Network- Our Gi

The next time you go to class, bring this to your awareness.

The next time you wear your Gi, think of;

the person who grew the cotton plants for the cloth; 206 more words


Cotton Defoliation

Nothing makes me think of fall like the smell of cotton defoliant in the air.  That smell has is becoming more and more common across the Pee Dee as September wraps up.   157 more words


Meet Kavita and Rebecca, Levi Strauss & Co. Collaboratory Fellows

Now through October we are highlighting the first class of Levi Strauss & Co. Collaboratory fellows. These 10 next-generation apparel leaders are making an outsized impact on their communities, and we’re excited to take them behind our doors to expand their commitment to sustainable practices and reducing their water impact. 1,339 more words


Duchess Kate: cream safari jacket by Holland & Holland

Lightweight sahara cream cotton ladies belted safari jacket featuring four patch pockets on the front, with a centre back vent opening into a split at the bottom. 47 more words

Duchess Kate Fashion

A little bit of crochet

I have had a go at some fine crochet for the first time. I picked up a really pretty variegated ball of Katia Jaipur mercerised cotton (whites, pinks and mauves) and a 1.75mm Clover crochet hook. 150 more words