Free For A Week: Deer Head Sewing Pattern

Consider this an experiment. Instead of constantly hoarding our goods and knowledge to ourselves, and only doling it out whenever someone waves a shiny dollar bill under our noses, why don’t we offer… Continue reading

Invitation to The Makers of Durham Region

On Thursday June 11, from 7:30-9pm, The Labour District will be hosting the first meetup of Make and Style Durham. Organized by Sarah Peel, a personal stylist and eco-friendly beauty coach who offers… Continue reading

The Blouse of Learning

There is a lesson in this shirt. Blouse patterns have gaping armholes, and cannot be made into a sleeveless style simply by omitting the sleeves and adding binding. One must draft an entirely… Continue reading

The Labour District Diaries: One Year In

Wow. It’s hard to believe that it’s been an entire year since we opened The Labour District. So much work. So many lessons. It is hella hard starting a new business, and I… Continue reading

These Dresses

Love! Made from cotton, these dudes are cool, comfy, and so damn pretty.

This Shirt

Ungh. Is seriously gorgeous. Coming soon (in various cotton prints) to The Labour District and Freedom Clothing Collective!

DIY Summer Jumpsuit from a Large Shirt

This is a throwback post, from back when I was young and pretty and living in a city. Hot damn I miss that apartment. And that body. Take a very large button down… Continue reading

Knickerbocker Upcycle

Knickerbockers. Remember those? Usually made of wool, denim or corduroy, these fashion staples of the olden days┬áhad a brief resurgence in the 1970s, mostly as children’s wear, occasionally as random fashion designer gear… Continue reading

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