This week, we switched over from our sweatshirt boxes to the new button-up boxes. With that in mind, we're featuring one of the fabrics from our Heavyweight Box: the charcoal rayon striped woven. Check it out here, then head to shop to lock in your fabric choices! Plus, if you're interested in our swatch kits, you can find them here.
There's something about a button-up shirt that is the epitome of sewing to me. Or perhaps tailoring. When I think of shirt-making, I think of Thomas Pink and Saville Row. A custom-made shirt is a luxury that is limited to the higher class... Um, wrong! As home-sewers, we can reclaim the custom-made shirt as our right and privilege! Okay, okay, sewing your own shirt may not be that dramatic, but it is often something that home sewers either embrace or eschew. There's a challenge to shirt-making that, in my opinion, make it one of the best things to tackle in order to improve your sewing skills. With the three boxes, you get to flex your sewing muscles, perhaps learn some new...
When sewing with knits and stretch wovens, you need to know the stretch percentage of your fabric. With a little bit of math (don't be scared!), it's easy to figure out if your fabric is appropriate for your pattern. Watch below to learn how!
Hello Again!! Thanks to everyone who tuned in last week for our first video featuring the fabrics from our boxes. This week it's the sumptuous charcoal merino fleece in our Heavyweight Box. Possibly my all-time favorite fleece and great fabric to create the Southbank Dress from Nina Lee. Check it out!