The Venus Kimono by Sew This Pattern is a pattern I have been wanting to make for at least 2 years now. Over the Summer, I was missing a cool cover-up to wear over T-shirt and singlets so decided to finally make it. I have also been on a bit of a stash/scrap busting mission recently, so was pretty chuffed as I had the perfect fabric to use.Read More
It’s a new year which means a new series! This year I will be doing a series of posts about natural fabrics called Fabric Fix, highlighting a different fabric each month. I will discuss it’s history, process of making, properties and sustainability issues.
For the very first issue of Fabric Fix, we must start with linen. Being one of the oldest fabrics dating back as far as 34,000 years (flax fibres this old were discovered in a prehistoric cave by archaeologists in the country of Georgia), it is very fitting to investigate linen for our first post.Read More