10 x 10 Capsule Wardrobe Challenge

10 x 10 Capsule Wardrobe Challenge

Recently Helen and I took on a ten day capsule wardrobe challenge. Helen had the idea to try it out and then do an episode for the podcast all about our experience, and I was totally on board. So…
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Blackbird Fabrics Studio Tour!

Blackbird Fabrics Studio Tour!

At the beginning of April, I moved Blackbird from my home office to a proper studio space. The months between now and then have been an absolute blur. I want to show you the space, and take this oppor…
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It's here!

It's here!

The Love to Sew Podcast is here! Last week I told you that I am launching a podcast with my friend and sewing buddy Helen. Now I am here to tell you that you can listen to our first THREE e…
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Introducing the Love to Sew Podcast

Introducing the Love to Sew Podcast

I have such exciting news for you today. I can finally tell you about a project that I've been working on for the past couple of months with Helen of Helen's Closet: the Love to Sew Podca…
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Reeta Dress in Wildflower Viscose Poplin

Reeta Dress in Wildflower Viscose Poplin

When I first laid eyes on the Reeta Dress pattern by Named, I knew that I needed to sew it up in one of our viscose poplin prints. This floral print was just the ticket. My friend Helen…
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Ch-ch-ch-changes

Ch-ch-ch-changes

You may have noticed that things look a little bit different around here. The website just got a huge facelift, and the shop blog has moved to a new place. Do you like it?Since launching back in Septe…
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Big News

Big News

Hi, there! Guess what? This week I signed a lease on a new space for Blackbird Fabrics. That’s right – we’re moving! But first, let me back up a bit…You may not know this, but for the past 2.5 years,…
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Blackwood Cardigan in Ribbed Sweater Knit

Blackwood Cardigan in Ribbed Sweater Knit

Have you seen the new Blackwood Cardigan from Helen’s Closet? Last month I had the chance to test this pattern, and of course I paired it with a sweater knit from the shop. Here are the results…First…
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Winslow Culottes in Tencel Twill

Winslow Culottes in Tencel Twill

Hey there friends! I hope you guys are enjoying the first few official days of summer. It’s been a great month for new patterns, hasn’t it? I am totally smitten with Marigold, Penny, and Sophie. But t…
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Your Makes Vol. 4

Your Makes Vol. 4

Charlotte from Noble & Daughter made the most beautiful By Hand London Victoria Blazer in our popular floral viscose twill. Sadly this fabric is sold out (I know – I’m crying too). We sold a ton o…
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The Beginner's Guide to Fashion Fabrics

The Beginner's Guide to Fashion Fabrics

Over the past month, I’ve been working hard behind the scenes to prepare, write, and film a class with Skillshare. It’s all about fabric!If you’ve never heard of Skillshare, let me fill you in. I…
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Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates

Great news! We now have real life three dimensional gift certificates available in the shop. They are bee-yoo-ti-ful. There is no better gift for a seamstress than the gift of fabric! Our gift ce…
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