This Weekend: Dog Days of Summer Events

Whipstitch is cheerfully going to the dogs this weekend.  I’m seriously looking forward to it.  Wanna bring your dog down to our place for some fun?? It all starts this Friday, July 16, with a Yappy Hour for the two of you: join us at the shop from 5-7 pm for treats (for canine and […]

Open Sew Hours at Whipstitch Atlanta Begin June 1!

As I read the comments that came through after each installment of the Sewing Spaces series, I was reminded how true it is that many folks who are new to sewing really don’t have sufficient room to spread out and roll around in their new pursuit, wiggle in the patterns until their fingers get all […]

Handmade Nation Screening This Friday!

What: Handmade Nation screening Where:  Whipstitch Fabrics & Sewing Lounge, 1000 Marietta St, Atlanta When: Friday, May 14th at 7 pm Awesome indie documentary tracking the rise of DIY, craft and handmade in the US.  Very cool, and totally FREE! Hot buttered popcorn for the asking, drinks and snacks available for purchase, and copies of […]

Whipstitch Hip Fabrics and Sewing Lounge OPENS in the heart of Atlanta!

We’re OPEN FOR BUSINESS! I can’t tell you how overwhelmingly excited this makes me. In my wildest dreams–my driving-down-the-interstate-reading-the-lotto-billboard-and-fantasizing-what-I’d-do-with-that-money dreams–I can only have ever hoped that I’d have a little fabric shop all my own. And here it is! Sooner than I’d hoped, and not at all like I’d expected. And isn’t that totally the […]

March classes

Whipstitch is my baby. In a lot of ways. Not just the shop, but this blog and all the things growing out of it and planned for it, its whole future. I’ve been designing children’s clothing for a while now, and I feel so creatively challenged and fulfilled by doing it. It really stretches parts […]

Useful Sewing Books & Progress Report

Great review of useful sewing books over at Dress A Day. Check back soon for a section on the Whipstitch site with links to great books to get you started!! On that front, be aware that the LOGO is in development as we speak, the URL has been purchased (link here and check back often […]

It Begins!

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 […]