Oliver + S

archive for January 2010

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a: Craftastrophe A giant knitted rock: Craft Business From the annals of brilliant ideas in reusable packaging design: Subtraction A great opportunity for fabric lovers who live in Portland: Heather Ross Make your …

fabric series on the BurdaStyle blog

Over the next year, I’ll be contributing a monthly column to the BurdaStyle blog that goes into geek-level detail on fabrics. The column runs on the last Tuesday of each month. The first piece in the series, a basic primer …

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A shop to benefit the work of Doctors Without Borders in Haiti: Etsy Tutorial for a cat house: Sewtakeahike Shortbread buttons: Forty-Sixth at Grace The number of Crayola crayons doubles every 28 years: Weather Sealed Carved baseball bats: Craftzine The …

ask us

During the month of January, we’re giving you the opportunity to ask Oliver + S a question. Any question. Since we opened up our Formspring page for questions, we’ve fielded over 30 excellent inquiries on topics ranging from how to …

small but mighty

Not only an apt description of Cloth and Bobbin, in lovely Narberth, PA, but this phrase potentially describes the School Days raincoat I’m about to make during our workshop tomorrow. This Amy Butler print is not exactly small, with bright …

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The best passive aggressive fridge notes of last year: Passive Aggressive Notes The cutest things of last year: Cute Overload Interesting piece on copyright and ethical dressmaking: The Sewing Academy We’re totally doing this at our house: Cakies If we …

free shipping through January 22

How about some inspiration to start a couple sewing projects this new year? From now through January 22, order two or more patterns on the Oliver + S website and shipping to addresses in the United States and Canada is …

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How a fabric collection is created and produced: Moda Sewing industry best of the decade list: Sew Mama Sew Mornings just aren’t the same without Carl: NPR Fabulous elephant tea packaging on one of our favorite inspirational blogs: Lovely PackageFinding …

notches: special new year’s edition

Happy New Year, ABBA style: YouTube This year’s ball drop in Times Square (“Blah, blah, blah. Move it along Coops.”): CNN via Mediaite New Year’s Eve at Studio 54, 1978: MoMA No New Year’s resolution yet? No worries thanks to …