Today we have an interview with Workroom Social Fabrics Miramar designer, Whitney Crutchfield. Whitney has been obsessed with fabric ever since she first learned to sew as a little girl. Now a textile designer, weaver, and screen printer, Whitney makes it her mission to bring more color, pattern and visual delight into the world with her handwoven textiles company WE GATHER. Learn about her process in designing Miramar for Workroom Social Fabrics.
Let me introduce to you Workroom Social Fabrics and our first collection Miramar! A new line of fashion fabrics created specifically with your handmade garments in mind. All of our fabrics are printed with our original art, designed for the clothes you want to sew now. Sophisticated and fun! On-trend with an aesthetic that will stay on-trend over time, our 100% rayon line features a chic, matte finish that reminds us of washed silk, making it the perfect gateway fabric for sewists who are ready to graduate from cotton.
Whip up a pair of sweatpants or gym shorts in no time at all with this tutorial on how to sew elastic waistbands 2 different ways!
I love using bias binding to finish raw edges. It’s a great way to add color and definition to even the simplest garments. Bonus: making your own binding is a great way to use up all the scraps that start to pile up after a few projects! Learn how to sew your own bias binding!
Let's sew with piping! Contrast piping makes a classic pajama set look super sharp, and I know you’ll wear your you-made PJs with pride—especially when you get that merit badge in the mail for your amazing sewing skills.
Matching plaids and stripes is easier than you think, and learning how to do it doesn't have to be a nightmare. Today I teach you how to match plaids (and how to match stripes!) like a dream!
All throughout September we have resources ready to help you sew some amazing me-made pajamas so you can join us for the Camp Workroom Social PJ Party on October 1. No matter which pattern(s) you choose to make your PJs with, the next think you'll need is fabric.
Sewing Indie Month (SIM) is in full swing, and it's all indie sewing all the time! To celebrate SIM, I decided to make Maison Fleur's 6101 Fit and Flare skirt in a linen gifted to be by Carolyn of Diary of a Sewing Fanatic...
A few weeks back I interviewed Penny Payne, the Fabric and Notions Editor for the McCall Pattern Company, about her favorite fashion fabrics to work with and wear this fall/winter season. She told me all about her fall/winter fabric recommendations, so I could share them with you!...