archive for June 2011

details: colored thread

Here’s a cute detail to consider in your own sewing. Each button on this blouse was sewn using a different thread color. This would be especially effective on a neutral-colored print (like the blouse shown) or on a solid color. … Continue reading

modern workshop on Flickr

With all the excitement around here this spring, I neglected to tell you that there is a Modern Workshop Flickr group for the collection. I would be thrilled if you would add your photos. After all, the best part about … Continue reading

going out of print announcement

Every so often, we make an announcement about our children’s sewing patterns that are due to go out of print. It’s been a while since we’ve done that, so here are our current plans. Over coming months, we will be … Continue reading

a little help from our friends

If you follow Oliver + S on Facebook, you’ve already seen photos of our booth from Quilt Market. I thought it might be fun to tell you how the booth came together this time. We’ve always done a small booth … Continue reading


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