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  • Archer Button Up | Swatch Share

    The Archer Button Up is our timeless button up that features long sleeves and a collar. It can be casual or formal depending on your fabric choices. If you go with a plaid or a chambray you can have an everyday workwear vibe. 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 These […]

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  • A Summer Lookbook (and discount code!) from Oak Fabrics

    I hope you all are ready for a Friday treat, because I’ve got one for you! A super cute look book, kits, and a discount code from my local shop (and old employer!) Oak Fabrics featuring our patterns with the amazing new fabric lines from Leah Duncan! Rachel, the owner of Oak Fabrics, floated us the […]

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  • Fall Style Inspiration – Sarah

    I can’t wait for the leaves to start changing, because when they do it means it’s time for my favorite outfits to come out! They were packed up under my bed all summer and now it’s time for them to emerge. This year I am going to be making many many new handmade items to pair […]

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  • Jen’s Fall / Winter ’16 Wardrobe Inspiration

    [image sources] The nights are getting longer and the weather is finally starting to turn cool, which can only mean one thing…fall is here! There’s nothing I love more than wardrobe planning for my favorite season, the season of long sleeves, closed toe shoes, sweaters & beautiful, rich colors. With that in mind I set […]

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  • Spring Wardrobe Inspiration

    1 | 2 | 3 | 4 I am so excited that it’s spring! Seriously guys. I was so pumped to put together this style inspiration post. Spring for me is all about stripes and wearing shorts and dresses. It feels so good to get out of pants and sweaters. And hey, spring is leather […]

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  • Swatch share for winter patterns

    These winter days are making us want to stay cozy! We have plans to make some new things to keep us warm. Read on to see the lovely fabrics we want to use. Tamarack Jacket  1 | 2 | 3 Cascade Duffle Coat : 1| 2 | 3 Linden 1 | 2 | 3

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  • Fall ’15 Wardrobe Plans

    It’s been a few weeks since my post on my fall wardrobe inspiration but I’m finally back with my fall / winter sewing plans! As always, these are things I’d love to make if I have time, but I’m not holding myself to any of this. I’ve learned over the years that keeping these wardrobe collections fun […]

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  • Kendra’s Fall ’15 Wardrobe Inspiration

    one | two | three | four | five | six So far, this summer has been one for the books. It started with an unforgettable trip to California, much love to my otter, seal, whale, and people buddies on the central coast plus I just got married on the 22nd! As much as I’ve […]

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  • Fall ’15 Wardrobe Inspiration

    1 | 2 | 3 After taking spring off it's time once again for some wardrobe inspiration! I really missed pulling this segment together, but this past spring and summer held so many changes and new project beginnings business wise, that there just wasn't time. Now that we're caught up on a few things I'm […]

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  • Pattern Inspiration on Pinterest

    Lately I’ve been wanting to make some new versions of some of the patterns I haven’t had time to work with much. It’s always so fun to me to reinvent a pattern whether it’s with an unexpected fabric or by making small adjustments to add new details. I’ve started an inspiration board for each of […]

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  • Cascade Duffle Coat Inspiration

    Today I wanted to share a little inspiration for the Cascade Duffle Coat from my Cascade Inspiration board on Pinterest. I pulled a mix of more classic styles as well as some that showcase interesting toggle applications. Duffle coats are a traditional silhouette that has really made the transition to modern style quite well, I can’t imagine […]

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  • Winter ’14 Wardrobe Inspiration

    one | two | three It seems like everyone is posting their winter wardrobe plans and now that it’s snow sprinkling here in Chicago with a chance of accumulation Saturday night I suppose it’s time that I start accepting the fact that fall is over and get started on winter. Honestly I feel like I just […]

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  • Linden Sweatshirt Inspiration

    one | two | three | four Today I have a little bit of Linden Sweatshirt inspiration for you guys. The great thing about this pattern (and I like to think most of my patterns) is that you can make something totally straightforward or mix things up a bit and create variations! First up are […]

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  • Fall Handknit Dreaming

    Now that I no longer work from home and now have”after work time, ” I’ve been getting a lot of evening knitting done which is pretty exciting! I just finished up my Benton sweater, now it’s back onto Stonecutter. Personally I’m not letting the fact that I’ll be knitting Stonecutter till the day I die put a damper on […]

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  • Knitting Storage & Fringe Supply Co.

    one | two | three | four | five | six I’ve been getting much more into knitting lately than I have been over the past few years. I used to knit all the time but drifted off as I began sewing more and more. Lately though I’ve been enjoying it as an evening break […]

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