How to Print & Assemble PDF Patterns

Hi, y’all! Amy here. This blog post is intended to help those sewists who may feel intimidated or straight up confused about how to use PDF patterns (and maybe provide a few tips to the digital pros among you). As…

Kalle & Charlie Now Available in Sizes 14-30!

Amazing news today – we are finally able to offer our bestselling Kalle Shirtdress & Charlie Caftan in our 14-30 size range! We get requests all the time for these two, so we’re super happy to add these designs to…

Natural Dyeing 101 – How to Use Natural Dyes!

We’ve covered some dyeing basics in the first post in this series, and now we are going to start digging a bit deeper into the finer points of natural dyeing, something that has grown increasingly popular in the last few…


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