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A Summer Lookbook (and discount code!) from Oak Fabrics

I hope you all are ready for a Friday treat, because I’ve got one for you! A super cute look book, kits, and a discount code from my local shop (and old employer!) Oak Fabrics featuring our patterns with the amazing … Continue reading

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Lakeside, Lark & Alder are Back in Stock!

After a bit of a wait (it seemed like forever over here!) the Lakeside Pajamas, Alder Shirtdress, and Lark Tee are back in stock just in time for summer sewing. Head over to the shop and nab one if you’re … Continue reading

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Our Top 5 Tips, Patterns, and Tutorials for Beginning Sewers

As part of the Summer of Basics Make-Along we thought it would be fun to share 5 of our top tips, patterns and tutorials since I know there are a lot of knitters joining in who are new to sewing. … Continue reading

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Jen's Handmade Wardrobe

My Summer of Basics Plans

It’s taken me what seems like FOREVER to narrow down my Summer of Basics plans but I *think* I’m finally there. I’ll be making 1 knit and 2 sewn garments, though you might notice there are only 2 garments pictured … Continue reading

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The Summer of Basics Make-Along is Here!

I mentioned a few posts back that our friend and Stowe Bag collaborator, Karen of Fringe Supply Co was cooking up something fun this summer called the Summer of Basics Make-Along. Well it’s June 1st so that means it all … Continue reading

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Shibui Winners

Our Shibui Knits giveaway has closed and we’ve had so much fun reading everyone’s replies! Our blog winner, picked by Google’s random number generator, is Erin! So if your name is Erin keep an eye on your inbox, I’ve already … Continue reading

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The Summer of Basics

This morning Karen of Fringe Supply Co. posted something I’m really excited about on her blog, the Summer of Basics Make-Along! Essentially it’s 1 garment a month for 3 months, June through August, with the goal of filling in basic … Continue reading

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[Closed] Shibui Knits Lunar Giveaway!

If you’re a knitter, you may have seen the Shibui Knits launch of their newest yarn, Lunar, yesterday, and if not, well here’s your intro! A few posts back I shared my Martine Pullover which was knit in Shibui Rain, … Continue reading

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Modern Task Lighting for Sewing & Crafts

Recently I’ve been on the lookout for cute, modern craft task lighting which has proved to be more difficult than I thought! I often find myself knitting with dark colors, usually in the evenings after work, and in need of a … Continue reading

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Jen's Handmade Wardrobe

Handmade Styling: Cozy Winter Blues

It’s one thing to make a garment you love, but often another to incorporate it seamlessly into your wardrobe – at least that’s what we hear from our customers all of the time. One of the many questions I get … Continue reading

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