Our retail store, The Labour District, will be up and running shortly, and we’re looking for a few local/Canadian artisans who want to sell their work on consignment in our space! The Labour District is going to be a sewing studio with retail space located in downtown Oshawa. Oshawa, for those of you who don’t … More Looking for Artisans!
I’m moving out of Toronto at the end of the month, and I think I should acknowledge this in some way. I’ve lived in Toronto since 1996, when I was but a mere whelp, fresh out of high school. I moved into a bachelor apartment with two other friends (after sleeping in Cawthra Park for … More We Met When We Were Almost Young
This post is another old tutorial from my old blog, obviously written in the summer, hence the lovely tan. This summer blouse is so easy, so breezy, and – if you make it with sheer fabric like I did – kinda sleazy! It makes a great bathing suit cover up, and it only takes about … More Easy Summer Blouse Tutorial
Fanny packs. I don’t know, man, it’s your call: Totally Useful vs. Dressing Like Mom Did in 1991. There are pros and cons to both of those perspectives, so do whatever works best for you. Take these scraps of fabric: From L to R: Waistband straps, the purse, and the attachment clips. FYI, my purse ended … More Fanny Pack DIY
The following tutorial is a repeat from my old blog. Also, it should be acknowledged that my final product pictures totally suck here. And that this particular blouse is long gone, which means it cannot be re-photographed, so you’re pretty much stuck with some cryptic half-pic of what this is supposed to look like. Oh … More Pillowcase Blouse DIY with Shirr Detail