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  • Makers & Crafts
    The Seamworker's Guide to Nashville, Tennessee

    More than just a country music hub, Nashville offers fabric shops, parks, and fabulous vintage finds. By Lauren Taylor.

    April 30, 2015
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    Block Paper Scissors

    Create a v-shaped princess bodice from a basic block. By Devon Iott.

    April 30, 2015
  • Makers & Crafts
    Natural Blush

    Add a gorgeous flush to your face with this natural homemade blush.

    April 30, 2015
  • Creativity & Mindset
    Exploring Color

    Color brings emotional nuance into our lives and wardrobes.

    April 30, 2015
  • Resources

    Where to get fabric, supplies, and recommended additional reading for this issue.

    March 31, 2015
  • Fabric & Textiles
    Swatch Service

    This month, we looked for sweater knits in spring colors for the Astoria cropped sweater and bright romantic florals for the Bristol skirt.

    March 31, 2015
  • Fabric & Textiles
    Behind the Seams

    A closer look at two floral feed sack dresses

    March 31, 2015
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    Strong and Pretty Pockets

    Reinforce your pockets with decorative machine stitches or vintage techniques.

    March 31, 2015
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    How to sew an overlay

    Add sheer layers over bold florals to create a look reminiscent of vintage cocktail gowns.

    March 31, 2015

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  • Fabric & Textiles
    Design a floral fabric with your scanner

    Create a lush, modern floral by scanning three-dimensional flowers.

    March 31, 2015
  • Fabric & Textiles
    Good Silk Hunting

    An investigation into where our fabric comes from. By Heather Lewenza.

    March 31, 2015
  • Fabric & Textiles
    A Century of American Florals

    Flowery fabrics tell the story of an evolving notion of femininity through the decades. By Piper Springs.

    March 31, 2015
  • Creativity & Mindset
    Coming to Peace

    Sewing has radically changed my body image in ways I never could have imagined. By Jenny Rushmore.

    March 31, 2015
  • Makers & Crafts
    The Seamworker's Guide to Portland, Oregon

    Grab a cup of coffee and shop for dreamy fabrics in this creative northwestern city.

    March 31, 2015
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    Block Paper Scissors

    Learn to create French darts from a basic block. By Devon Iott.

    March 31, 2015
  • Makers & Crafts
    Rose Water Facial Toner

    Keep your skin fresh and moisturized with an ultra-natural toner mist. By Christine Power.

    March 31, 2015
  • Creativity & Mindset
    Fresh Florals

    What gives the floral print such enduring appeal?

    March 31, 2015
  • Resources

    Where to get fabric, supplies, and recommended additional reading for this issue.

    February 28, 2015
  • Fabric & Textiles
    Swatch Service

    This month, we looked for lightweight knits for the Aberdeen top and sturdy mix-and-match fabrics for the reversible Osaka skirt.

    February 28, 2015
  • Behind the Seams

    The crafts of knitting, crochet, and sewing merge in this slinky dress from the 1960s.

    February 28, 2015
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    How to sew a v-neck t-shirt

    We show you how to sew this classic neckline—and how to draft your own.

    February 28, 2015
  • Tutorials & Techniques
    Make It Reversible

    You can make almost any garment work both ways by making a few smart choices.

    February 28, 2015
  • Makers & Crafts
    Farm to Fabric: The Story of Wool

    A visit to a Tennessee farm reveals the miraculous processes that turn fleece to fabric. By Devon Iott.

    February 28, 2015
  • Fabric & Textiles
    Fabric Swaps for Every Season

    Make the most of your patterns by learning how to vary your fabric choices for any time of year.

    February 28, 2015
  • Block Paper Scissors

    Create a shoulder yoke from a simple bodice pattern. By Devon Iott.

    February 28, 2015
  • Makers & Crafts
    Handmade Beauty

    Mix up your own lavender rose milk bath. By Christine Power.

    February 28, 2015
  • Discoveries

    Artists, designers, and products that are inspiring us this month

    February 28, 2015
  • Creativity & Mindset
    The Road to Spring

    March is a time for transitions and change.

    February 28, 2015
  • Fabric & Textiles
    Resources

    Where to get fabric, supplies, and recommended additional reading for this issue.

    February 1, 2015
  • Fabric & Textiles
    Swatch Service

    This month, we hunted for wide stretch lace you could use to create our new bralette.

    February 1, 2015

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