This is the new and improved set of sewing instructions for my V-Neck Knit Top pattern. There is also a new and improved pattern (computer-drafted!) available on Craftsy Makerist Etsy Kollabora This sewing pattern is suitable for sewing enthusiasts with intermediate skills. In order to create this garment you must know how to sew with … More V-Neck Knit Top Sewing Instructions
What an exciting year. For me; maybe yours wasn’t exciting at all. Or maybe it was shitty exciting (I’ve had a few years like that, 2010, looking at you with a screwface). At any rate, today is that last day of 2014, whether you liked it or not. Let’s reflect. I moved to a new-to-me/old-to-me … More 2014, In Review
Just a quickie post, showing you some pictures of the v-neck tops I’ve been working on! Long sleeved v-neck sweatshirts with front lace inserts, $59 at The Labour District! Limited quantities, first come, first serve!
Previously: Part 1/Part 2/Part 3/Part 4 It’s funny, and telling, that I haven’t written updates on The Labour District Diaries since the store actually opened. We are hella busy. You guys, opening a storefront isn’t for the faint of heart. You will be spending all of your time in that store. You will have … More The Labour District Diaries: Five Months In
That’s right. Our store, The Labour District, will open its doors on Thursday May 1st at high noon. Located at 29 King st E, about a block east of Simcoe in Oshawa, The Labour District will be all shiny and new and raring to go! Want a sneak peek? Here are some poor quality phone … More The Labour District, Open May 1 2014!
Shortly before we moved away from Toronto, I received a good piece of advice from a store owner: rent a space that doesn’t need much work. Once you sign the lease, you’re responsible for everything that happens inside that space, so if it needs a whole shitload of renovating, it’s coming out of your wallet. … More The Labour District Diaries: Part 4
Now we’re getting into the nitty-gritty. Right after we moved to Oshawa, we took an afternoon to walk around the downtown core, and check out all the retail spaces that were up for grabs. We had seen several of them during our research phase, posted on a few realtor websites, but we wanted to see … More The Labour District Diaries: Part 3