Must Make Monday 06.19

If it’s Monday, it must be Must Make Monday (say that three times fast). Speaking of the number three, we have THREE inspiring projects for you today, and you’re going to want to make them all! If you’re looking for a handmade outfit that is both comfortable and chic, then this is the post for… Read more

Must Make Monday 06.12

Welcome back to Must Make Monday! It seems like Mother Nature flipped a switch overnight, and just like that, summer weather is here to stay. If you’re like me, every time the seasons change I stand in front of my closet and ask myself: What can I wear in this weather?! We have ideas for… Read more

Must Make Monday 06.05

It’s a new month and a new Monday, and we’re back in your inbox with more inspiration for your Must Make Queue! You see how the knitting work-in-progress is coming out of that adorable and functional project bag? You can stitch one up yourself! Let’s take a closer look: This bag has a zipper to keep everything in… Read more

Must Make Monday 05.29

We’re back for another weekly dose of inspiration for your inbox! I’m excited about this week’s makes, so let’s get right down to it. Ready? Check out this stunning outfit: See what I mean? Part of what makes sewing and knitting your own clothes and accessories so satisfying is that you can make something truly original…. Read more

Must Make Monday 5.22

Welcome back to Must Make Monday! We hope you were inspired by The Old Town Handmade Society’s Me Made May Event last Saturday, either in person or on Instagram. All of us at fibre space and Stitch Sew Shop were truly thrilled to see your “me made” items; thank you for continuing to inspire us! Now let’s keep… Read more

Must Make Monday 05.15

The Old Town Handmade Society is excited to launch our new blog series today: Must Make Monday! Stitch Sew Shop and fibre space are joining forces to showcase projects using both yarn and fabric; we hope to inspire you to make a complete handmade outfit! We know many of you are accomplished knitters and sewists, and we love seeing your fabulous handmade clothes and… Read more

Miramar Collection Launch Party

Jennifer Wiese, the founder of Brooklyn-based sewing studio, Workroom Social, and sewing camp for adults, Camp Workroom Social, will be personally delivering these beautiful fabrics herself. This collection of fabrics is designed specifically for garment sewing, and features large scale prints as well as small scale prints on one of my favorite substrates: rayon! Some… Read more

Presidents’ Day Weekend Sale

Nevermind what the Groundhog had to say, spring is on the way and so are lots of lovely new spring fabrics and patterns. To make room for all of the incoming springy goodness, we are having a sale on our winter items this weekend, as well as some other fun things: 30% off corduroy, velvet,… Read more

The Sewing-Mind

The sewing-mind works in mysterious ways, doesn’t it?   I scrolled past this darling top on Instagram several days ago, and I was smitten. I can say with reasonable certainly, had I stumbled across this top several years ago, I would have clicked over to the Anthropologie site, added my size to the cart, checked out, and gone… Read more

Corduroy Field Trip Cargo Pants

Some patterns take a little more time to put together, but the extra details and finishing touches are well worth the effort. Oliver + S patterns are often that way. My most recent Oliver + S creation began with the need to add a few more pants to my quickly growing 3 year old’s wardrobe. As… Read more