Great charity called Pedals for Progress taking used, unwanted sewing machines and shipping them overseas to allow women to open their own small businesses! What a great idea, and a great place to unload your old machine when you’re ready to move up a notch. As a non-profit, it’s even tax-deductible!!
Since I missed Wednesday again. Wow. This one’s another Michael Miller cotton print. Frogs, eating flies and spiders. I originally thought, What a cute fabric for boys! But now I love it for boys, girls, mommies, pillows, everything. My 13-year-old girl wants a shirt out of it, even. Loooove it. Another one coming SOON to […]
Check out the Handmade Pledge site for inspiration and to sign the Handmade Pledge. It’s a consortium of creators and crafters who are dedicated to making their own and buying from others who do the same! Great inspiration as you begin to create your own vision. Whipstitch’s sister company, Pretty Jane, has been doing handmade […]
No, not a vacation trip, but a fabulous outfit on a NEW blog I just discovered: Grosgrain Fabulous. Check out her sewing and her wonderful aesthetic–awesome inspiration for work of your own!! Nantucket Weekend GIVEAWAY!!!! See you soon over at the Lounge! Mocktinis and mending, anyone??
Here’s a website I LOVE: Mom’s Patterns. They stock some AMAZING vintage sewing patterns that are hard to get, and have spectacular customer service. Once Whipstitch is up-and-running, we’ll be offering new, independent, and vintage patterns in-store, but consider Mom’s a great outlet for late-night shopping and locating that have-to-have-it style! Use this month’s coupon […]
I know, I know–our very first Swatch Wednesday and it’s LATE. Dern dead batteries… With all the amazing prints out there, I thought this’d be a great way to share my favorites from the current crop, and let y’all peek into the style and aesthetic that will be Whipstitch. Expect more of the same quality […]
Welcome to the blog of the future Whipstitch Lounge! I’m planning a fabric store and sew lounge in the heart of Atlanta, and am so excited to see these plans develop. Here, in the very early initial planning stages, I’m still developing ideas and settling on a location–but couldn’t wait to write about the experience of starting this […]