This month’s sample garments
We used locally-purchased canvas and linen for two versions of the Sonya dress.
The Rudi Gernreich Book: As Rudi Gernreich’s muse, Peggy Moffitt is the best person to pay homage to Gernreich’s legacy.
Hiroshima Tulip Needles: From Fancy Tiger Crafts—Tulip needles are high-quality needles crafted in Japan. They provide a superb sharp point that easily glides through any fabric. The eyes are easy to thread with no snagging.
Asiatica: This Kansas City company makes unique, one-of-a-kind pieces from vintage kimono fabric, contemporary Japanese Nuno fabrics, and other luxury textiles.
Print Mixing with Kimono Prints: If you have kimono fabric in your stash, here is some project inspiration.
Zadie: The newest pattern from Tilly and the Buttons is a fun knit dress, perfect for playing with stripes.
Ebony: This new basic from Closet Case Patterns is a must-have.
Matching Stripes like a Pro: Banish your fear of stripes, by Jenny Rushmore.
Free Download: How to match Plaids and Stripes: Tips and tricks for matching stripes, from the Colette blog.