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September Discoveries

Resources and additional favorites for this issue.

Have fun with your denim choices, like this embroidered denim from Couleurs Japon.


Wawak: For metal zippers, rivets, and other hardware (at very reasonable prices) we recommend Wawak.

Taylor Tailor: Not only does Taylor Tailor’s shop have denim hardware, but his blog also has some great tutorials.

Closet Case Files: Shipping worldwide from Canada, you can often find great kits with hardware for sewing your own jeans, as well as some stellar patterns for jeans.

M. Recht: This Australian shop sells supplies (and fabric) for sewing with denim.

Read more about Art Gallery knits in this month’s issue.

This month’s sample garments



  • All denim was purchased locally, but we recommend Cone Denim and Robert Kaufman as quality resources.

Contemporary embroidery patterns by Sublime Stitching are the perfect accent to your handmade garments.


Sublime Stitching: These contemporary embroidery patterns are the perfect accent to your handmade garments.


The Dressmaker’s Companion is a new book from Elizabeth Haywood. Described as “A Practical Guide to Sewing Clothes,” the book covers everything you need to know at any time in your sewing journey, with over 3,000 illustrations, advice for troubleshooting, and help with fitting.


Download new patterns each month starting at $5.83

Use the techniques and ideas featured in each month’s issue to create these and other quick & lovely projects.

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