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Sewing Summit redux, a new blue-dye cloth clutch and what I keep inside it

I got back from Sewing Summit on Sunday and my head is still swimming. This post is just a brief update, I haven’t posted in a while and worry that this here little blog is starting to feel all lonely and abandoned. I’m working on a bunch of things – tutorials, patterns, and a couple of surprises I hope you’ll like, which doesn’t leave much space in my head for posting on the blog.
But back to the Summit – I Read More…

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Shop update & Roza variation

First up, an update about the Kate & Rose shop. The response to the paper Roza pattern (which sold out!) and kits has been amazing, thank you to everyone who bought one! I would love to see what you made, so if you like, send me a quick note with a photo, or leave a link in comments if you have a blog/flickr/pinterest where you post your creations.
The shop will only carry digital Read More…

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Back home from Hungary, and: what is blue-dye cloth?

We just got back from Hungary last night – it was mostly a family trip but we also saw some amazing folklore-y things. This trip turned out to be instructive about blue-dye cloth in all sorts of ways. We visited the Tolna Blue-Dye Workshop and Museum (or Tolnai Kékfestő Műhely és Múzeum – note: all images fabric and printing blocks below are from their collection). We also ran into the owners of another Read More…

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