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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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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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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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A Few Thoughts on Wardrobe Planning

One quick thing I want to touch on after our last post about my Martine Pullover is that I don’t think there is one correct way to plan a wardrobe! In my last post when I said that I’m not … Continue reading

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Our Squirrel Stuffed Toy Pattern is Here!

You might remember that back in November we had a cute little squirrel stuffed toy pattern in the Fall issue of Making. Well that issue has sold out and the Spring ’17 issue is on the way, so that means … Continue reading

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How to level up your project photography

  We love exploring our hashtags on Instagram to see what you are making with our patterns! With the advancement of cameras on smart phones it is even easier to share professional looking photos. Back in 2016 we shared our photo … Continue reading

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