Garments

Handmade Giving Gift Guide with Sara

We are so excited to have Sara Sunderlin on the blog today! She’s got great gifts ideas to share – and there is still time to make them! Here’s Sara! Sara: Ever wish you had a sewing clone about this time of the year? Maybe a Santa’s helper elf that could work at night completing […]

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Scout Tee

We recently got the Scout Tee pattern from Grainline Studio in the shop and I was anxious to give it a try! I was hoping for an easy fitting woven tee that would be a quick sew, and that’s definitely what the Scout Tee is. It’s a great wardrobe basic, and I can see many […]

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City Gym Shorts

It’s the last day of school for a lot of kids in the area, mine included, so it seems like a good day to talk kids’ summer wardrobes! I haven’t been impressed with the shorts selections in stores lately. I am the first to admit that I may not be up on all the fashions […]

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Restyled: Esme & Kiomi Dresses

I’m a really curious person by nature. I was like a broken record as a kid, “Why? Why? Why?” I never mean to sound like I’m questioning you. I just want to know why you did it that way, and how it works, and why it works that way! And the only way I can […]

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Everyday Style – Tedra Skirt

I’ve had the Tedra skirt from Everyday Style on my list for some time now. This weekend I was able to sneak in a little sewing time. It felt so good after being away for a few weeks. I’m really pleased with how it turned out. I think the simple bias construction is very clever. […]

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Pilvi Coat

I’ve shared my love for the Everyday Style book by Lotta Jansdotter on this blog before (you can read more about it here) but I just can’t help it! I’m back again today to share another pattern from the book – the Pilvi Coat. Or the Piviot Coat as we sometimes call it, for some […]

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Linden Sweatshirt x 2!

Check out our new Linden Sweatshirts! Connie and I were both excited to make new Lindens with two of our favorite new fabrics we have in the shop – organic fleece and indigo knit. Connie’s Linden mixes up the Grainline Studio pattern a bit by using the length of View B but the sleeves of […]

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Garment Lecture Notes

A few weeks ago we hosted a Garment Lecture from Jean Sando in our shop. We had an amazing group of people join us, but we know even more of you wished you could be there! We thought we would share some highlights from the evening with you here. All Bodies are different Jean started […]

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Pajama Pants Traditions!

A tradition at our house is to open new pajamas on Christmas Eve. Admittedly this started (and continues) because everyone always needs new pajamas, but even better for a tradition to actually be something you need right?! Many years ago (pre-Modern Textiles and a kid or two ago) I made pajamas pants for everyone. In […]

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FREE Tutorial – Cozy Flannel Wrap

We are excited to share our latest creation with you all, but I just have to warn you that we are all a little obsessed with this project! Don’t be surprised If you stop in and see the whole MT team wearing flannel wraps on the same day! We might need some sort of signup […]

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