Inspiration on a "Small" Scale - Designer Inspiration: Nigel Chia

Thanks to the wonders of social media, in particular Facebook and Youtube, I was recently introduced to Nigel Chia.  According to the bio on his website, Nigel is a veterinarian and fashion designer, which may seem like a strange combination, but both require much dedication and attention to detail.  He is currently pursuing his love of fashion design.

We're all ready to go for Customer Appreciation Day!

November 17, 2016
This week we have been preparing for our Semi-Annual Customer Appreciation sale and we are all ready to go! Here’s a sneak peek at some of the promotions we will have going on tomorrow. 

Bridal and Special Occasion Fabrics-20% OFF


The Evolution of Sewing

What started off as a means of necessity has slowly evolved into more of a hobby for most people. Let’s have a look at how sewing has changed over the years.

Visiting Hermes at Work: A Maker's Perfect Day Off!

The Hermès at Work exhibit was an amazing opportunity to interact with the craftspeople that create Hermès’ world-renowned luxury goods.  Lucky to have a Friday off, I headed downtown to Jack Poole Plaza to check it out, and I’m so glad I did.  As a sewer, quilter, and knitter, I have at least a rudimentary understanding of what goes into a hand-crafted product, but this exhibit opened my eyes to a whole new level of workmanship, quality, patience and pride in a job well done.


A Maker's Australian Vacation Pt. 2

Today on the blog, Myles shares about an exciting trip to a historical quilt exhibit.