• Holiday Gift Guide | For a garment sewer

    It’s time to get cozy with our families, friends and pets and celebrate the holidays!  The season we love for cookies, parties and gift giving! Gift giving can be stressful because if you are like me, and the rest of the crew here you want to give your loved ones something useful and yet meaningful. […]

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  • On the Surface | Natural Dyeing

    We are fastly approaching the end of summer! There are only a few weeks left. That is not going to stop us from doing some summery themed natural dyeing. Today we are going to be showing you how we made this perfect dusty rosé naturally dyed Scout Tee using avocado pits. It sews up beautifully […]

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  • Madewell Scout Variation: Sewing Tutorial

    Alright, here we go with the sewing portion of the Madewell Scout Variation. If you missed the pattern tutorial you can find it here. For this tutorial you’ll need the following supplies… Scout Tee pattern altered using the tutorial found here Fabric – I used Robert Kauffman’s 6.5oz Indigo Denim Scissors, thread, pins, sewing machine…you […]

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  • Madewell Scout Variation: Pattern Tutorial

    As promised, here is the first tutorial in making the Scout Tee Madewell variation. I broke this down into two sections because it was getting pretty long as one post. For this variation tutorial you will need the following things… Scout Tee Pattern Rulers (straight and curved) Pencil Paper You can click the below images […]

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  • Spring ’14 Wardrobe: Madewell Scout Variation

    Hey guys! I’m back today with another Spring ’14 Wardrobe post. I’ve been a bit slow on the spring wardrobe making, but then again, it’s April 16th and the snow from the other day just melted. Either I’m waiting for spring to finish this wardrobe or spring is waiting for me, and if it’s the […]

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  • Pattern Tutorial | Long Sleeved Scout Variation

    Okay, are you all ready for the tutorial portion of this variation? Here we go! Crazy patterned tights are optional, you will need the Scout Tee pattern however. Figure 01 | Begin by tracing off your sleeve pattern. Draw a line from the center of the shoulder down the length you’d like your sleeve to […]

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  • Geometric 3/4 Sleeve Scout Variation

    I’ve been getting loads of emails for a long time all asking this question… “How do I make the Scout with longer sleeves?” Well I finally got it together and made one myself. Today I just have finished photos of my version and next post I’ll have the full pattern alteration tutorial which admittedly is […]

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  • Knit Scout Tutorial

    Are you guys ready for the knit Scout Tee instructions? I’ve made this tutorial using a serger for a majority of the construction but if you don’t have one, or just don’t prefer to use one, you can use a regular machine. If you are using a sewing machine rather than a serger, my recommendation […]

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  • Mood Board | Scout Knit Tee

    You guys, I’m super excited to be teaming up with Mood Fabrics for this next post. Meg contacted me a few weeks ago about a pilot program they’ve been wanting to try out where Mood teams up with independent pattern designers to create Mood boards based on a specific pattern. The idea behind this is […]

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  • Sew & Tell | Alex of When All You Need Is

    You guys, I love this Scout so much. Such a good use of the bold print and I love the placement of it. Sometimes that’s the hardest part when working with fabric like this. Okay it’s usually the hardest part and Alex nailed it! Check out what she had to say about this awesome shirt […]

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  • Scout Knit Tee Details

    I realized that I always show pretty wide shots of my finished garments and never really get into the closeup details. I took a few of the knit Scouts and thought I would share. This brings me to my question. Do you guys like seeing details of a garment up close? I do, but I […]

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  • Scout Knit Tee

    From time to time I get an email asking about making up the Scout Woven Tee in a knit fabric. I’ve seen a few people do it around the internet but having not tried it myself all I could do was refer them to one of the blogs that had done it and hope for […]

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  • Scout Inspiration & Kollabora Challenge

    I’ve gathered a little summer Scout Tee inspiration to go along with the newly announced Kollabora Scout Tee Challenge! Follow along with Wanett’s awesome sew along and upload your finished Scout by July 8th to be entered to win 3 patterns of your choice and a $25 gift card. There’ll also be a $25 Kollabora […]

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  • Sew & Tell | Miriam of Mad Mim

    I couldn’t believe my eyes when I opened my blog reader up one morning to find Miriam’s unbelievably amazing scout tee. Not only did she sew the top but she started out with white fabric and dyed and printed it as well! I love how she did the front and back with slightly different prints, […]

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  • Sew + Tell | Susan of Moonthirty

    I’m really into Susan’s Scout Woven tee for many reasons. First of all, you guys know that I’m a sucker for a fun print and she nailed that, but also Susan really took the time to make the Scout her own. Not only did she do some pretty nuanced adjustments to get exactly the fit […]

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