Selfless Sewing Series

I remember the Christmas as a little girl that I received a Cabbage Patch Doll. She had long brown hair, just like me, and she came with a little birth certificate identifying her name as Tabitha. We didn’t always get the most popular toys because there were a lot of us in my family and my… Read more

Must Make Monday 08.14

Remember last week when I indulged in my fall sweater fantasy? Turns out, it’s still August. Bummer. Also, despite what people may say, it doesn’t cool off a whole lot around here after Labor Day. If it’s crisp, chilly air you crave, you should set your sights on Thanksgiving. If you’re new to the DMV… Read more

Sidewalk Sale 8/12 & 8/13

Join us this weekend for Alexandria’s 8th Annual Sidewalk Sale – we will be having our sale inside the shop, to escape the heat! Some highlights from our sale are listed below…   See you this weekend!

Must Make Monday 08.06

Welcome back to Must Make Monday! I don’t know about you, but as soon as August hits I start dreaming of fall. Truth be told, I dream about fall all summer long. Summer is my least favorite season. I know, I’m weird. But I digress. If you’ve been in either of our shops lately, you’ve… Read more

Must Make Monday 06.26

Can you believe it’s the last Monday in June already? It feels like summer is finally in full swing. I hope that with all the schedule changes that happen this time of year, you are still finding plenty of time to stitch up the must-make patterns in your queue. We’ve got two new patterns this week… Read more

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