handmade and vintage goods

Make a Square Dress

Stitch up an easy-breezy frock you’ll enjoy wearing all summer.

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Design and Sew Your Own Leggings

Learn how to turn a piece of stretchy fabric into a custom pair of leggings, made to fit.

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How-Tuesday: Button-Down Shirt From Design-It-Yourself Clothes

Trying on clothes in fitting rooms tends to be a less than inspiring experience. Puckering, pulling, shifting, and stretching — the garment quickly becomes an obstacle in itself. Cal Patch‘s book, Design-It-Yourself Clothes, is built on an inherently sensible premise: perfect fit comes from custom patterns. Cal’s approach that every sewer deserves to empower herself…