Monthly Archives: June 2011

Far Far Away III

The waiting is over, Heather Ross’s Far Far Away III hit the shelves yesterday at nido. If you haven’t already heard, the collection comes in two different weights. Both are a 85% cotton and 15% linen blend, however Horseplay and … Continue reading

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Violet Shirt

Colette does it again with their Violet shirt pattern. Here is a shirt that is fun to sew, easy to make, and the perfect blend of a vintage look with a modern fit. I have always loved shirts with Peter … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

I loved the Mother’s Day portraits Brooke over at Inchmark had made with her co-op preschool. Wanting to do something special for Father’s Day I decided that this was a perfect project for Franco. I followed Brooke’s tips, drawing the … Continue reading

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Linnet Patterns

Linnet is a company in Kyoto, Japan who creates original patterns for women. The patterns have a simple esthetic with clean lines & a no fuss fitting. Plus, to make things easier they come with directions in English!  Here are a … Continue reading

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Teacher Thank You’s

Today is Franco’s last day of preschool. I usually fret over what to get his teachers for thank you gifts but not this year!  I was completely inspired by  Krista from the Spotted Stone’s zipper pouches & decided to make … Continue reading

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Australian Hand Screen Printed Fabrics

More wonderful Australian hand screen printed fabric now graces the shelves of nido. In addition to the lovely Ink & Spindle fabrics, we  have added Pippijoe to our selection of independent textile companies. Pippiejoe is based in Melbourne, Australia & specializes … Continue reading

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Sew With Us

There are still spaces available in a couple of our classes this weekend including our Make It Perfect Shearwater Kaftan class and our ever popular Learn to Sew class. Enjoy your weekend with a relaxing sewing class & add to your … Continue reading

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