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sew your own pouf

by Hannah

I was on a pouf search for quite some time and eventually I ended up with Amy Butler’s Gum Drop pillow pattern in front of me. Only a few hours of constructing and—-pouf, it was done! Sadly, it’s often less expensive to purchase ready made items than it is to create something on your own, but this pouf saved me a handful of moola because I got to stuff it with all of my fabric scraps combined with some Pendleton wooly worms; which I found entirely satisfying. We have the pattern in the shop and it can be sewn in two sizes. Make your own!

Just in: Amy Butler, Ellen Luckett Baker, Erin McMorris and more!

by Gina

This past week we’ve received a smattering of pieces from lines by some of our favorite designers around here, including Amy Butler, Ellen Lucket Baker and Portland’s own Erin McMorris.Take a look-see!

Newest designs by Erin McMorrisbeautiful cotton sateens from Amy Butlerquilting weight cottons from Amy Butler…more beauty!more modern blues from Joel Dewberrypretty florals from Dear Stella to brighten our winter daysWe are big fans of double gauze around the store and are quite delighted to have this shipment arrive, including Ellen Luckett Baker’s newest group from Kokka, along with new dotty double gauze from Nani Iro. It’s hard to capture in the photo, but those sweet dots are a shimmery metallic. Oh so pretty!

Another shipment came in with some of our favorite staples—hemp and organic cotton blends, and introducing this neat new hemp blend summer cloth in a design by Josi Severson of Ten14 Textiles (the white with blue bricks print). Also new are a couple of great bluesy, plush cotton flannels.

See you soon!

 

Just In: Seven Islands, knits, voile, Cloud 9...

by Gina

First off, thank you to all of you who made it out for our 9th anniversary sale! We truly appreciate your continued support through the years. It’s been an honor to be able to help with your projects, and all the fun, provocative and endearing conversations had along the way have been a delight. Thank you.

Let’s get started with the new arrivals, shall we?

Sometimes fabric comes in that seriously woos me. It actually takes my breath away when I gaze upon it. You know the feeling. The latest order from Seven Islands (from Japan) did just that. It is such a lovely assortment of different types of fabric, as well as designs. Barkcloth, double gauze, twill, canvas, rayon. Here they are:

gorgeous barkcloth printspaper thin rayon…stunningfun canvas and twills (loving those cats!)sweet cotton lawnsdouble gauze and textured cotton. See the polar bears?Various groups of quilting weight cotton prints have arrived too.

dainty whales, butterflies and stars from Michael MillerAnother colorful trio from MM. I can not resist a good flamingo print.Cosmic Convoy from Cloud 9 organic cottons, by Michele Brummer EverettUtopia by Frances Newcombe for Art Gallery. Their silky hand continues to make their pieces great for apparel as well as accessories, and quilting.Supple, cotton knits from Amy Butler and Art Gallery.Drapey, soft cotton voile from Art Gallery and Amy Butler.We sold through our first order of these fantastic yarn dyed designs, we just had to pick up more!


We hope you have a safe and happy Halloween. Yes, we have felt and tulle! (We get that question a lot these days leading up to the costumed festivities.) And, we will participating in Trick or Treat Alberta Street, so come on by!