Back to school. Halloween. *gulp*…CHRISTMAS. And if you have a family like mine, about ONE MILLION BIRTHDAYS. (A slight exaggeration but, sometimes, it feels like it!) It is a BUSY season for us crafters. Oh dear! Artisans who sell their works are under major pressure as well. It’s your busiest season approaching! Gotta create til … More Fall (and Winter) is coming!
Hey everyone! Done any sewing this summer? I just finished the Colette Zinnia, and here I am to give a review for you! I chose view 3, that view is below knee length with a back zipper and pleated. View 1 is gathered with a button front closure and patch pockets, view 2 is above … More Colette Zinnia review
It’s finally July, after one of, if not the most wet June’s on record here in Thunder Bay. It’s a great time in this warm weather to wear breezy, light-weight clothes. If it’s too hot outdoors, staying inside in a cool house to sew is a great way to spend some time this summer. Most … More Summer is in full swing
I love supporting indie! I have the conversation just about every day. People come in, they see the wonderful packaging, they see the detail in the instruction, the clear illustrations, and the uniqueness of the designs. I often here something along the lines of “it’s like a mini sewing book!” (Most indie designers write their … More Why I stock indie pattern designers
I have been SOOO behind with this post! My first excuse was the holidays. Then it became “OMG my grand opening is coming!!” Before I knew it, BAM! End of January! Well, better late than never! So the Strathcona Henley I made for my husband has been complete for a while and had been hanging … More Two knit tops in progress, part 2!
View this post on Instagram Great cold weather ideas. Come by and get 15% off flannel and fleece until Dec 24th! #fabricsale #patterns #threadtheory #collette #grainlinestudio #sewaholic #victorypatterns #thunderbay #winter A post shared by Lockstitch Fabrics (@lockstitchfabrics) on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:27am PST So we finally got some snow this morning and a weather … More Cold weather needs wool!
View this post on Instagram Lovely cotton voile. Very drapey! A post shared by Lockstitch Fabrics (@lockstitchfabrics) on Dec 3, 2015 at 12:27pm PST View this post on Instagram This flannel has a super soft, dense weave… really nice to fondle 😉 A post shared by Lockstitch Fabrics (@lockstitchfabrics) on Dec 3, 2015 at … More Robert Kaufman flannels and voiles came in yesterday!
It’s that time of year again. Our kids will be starting school early September, and we’re all sitting here thinking “wasn’t it June just the other day?” Even for homeschoolers, it’s approaching fall and that means time to start planning their fall wardrobes. Even though it doesn’t technically start until Sept. 23, well, I don’t … More Feels like fall already!