Oliver + S

principles of fabric selection: introduction

Every season at Quilt Market, the show’s organizers sponsor a series of Schoolhouse presentations for shop owners who are interested in learning more on topics of interest to them. This season, Oliver + S led two Schoolhouse sessions. One of …

upcoming class at Purl Patchwork

I love to teach, but I haven’t had much time in my schedule for teaching during the last year. It’s time we fixed that, right? I’m going to be coming out of semi-retirement to teach a special one-day-only class at …

market wrap up

Wow. What a week it’s been. We’re glad to be back in the studio now, catching up after this season’s Quilt Market in Pittsburgh. A big thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth. We really enjoyed speaking with …

Pittsburgh, here we come!

Wednesday morning we leave for Pittsburgh, where spring International Quilt Market convenes this season. I’d like to tell you this part of the business eventually becomes routine, but preparing for Market is always exciting. I’m especially thrilled about the two …

boutique sewer profile: rachel baker

Today we’re introducing a new blog feature. We will regularly be highlighting one of the participants in our Boutique Sewer Program. These talented individuals are creating unique, handcrafted garments from Oliver + S patterns and are selling them through a …

short sleeved 2 + 2 blouse

We’re getting ready for summer at home, and I recently made something for S that I thought I would show. Here’s her new 2+2 blouse with short sleeves. We debuted this pattern last fall. It appears on the website and …

lazy days skirt with bias hem

We continue to be amazed at the popularity of the Lazy Days Skirt pattern. If you take a look at the Flickr group you’ll see a large number of skirts made from this simple, free pattern. I’m sure we’ll be …

upcoming appearances

Every so often I get out of the studio and actually see a bit of the world. Here are a few upcoming appearances that I will be making for oliver + s. If you’re in the area for any of …

getting ready for summer

I just finished making this pair of Puppet Show shorts for S. In past summers she has lived in this style, and I suspect she’ll be doing the same this year. They’re very comfortable with an elastic waistband and fullness …

tweets for you

Oliver + S is Twittering. Stop by our Twitter page to start following updates on what’s happening in the studio and around New York.

the popover sundress in sew hip

Sew Hip, a new sewing magazine in the UK, commissioned an Oliver + S pattern for its most recent issue. (Yes, that’s it on the cover–shown with Martha the chicken). The pattern, called the Popover Sundress, is a simple pull-on …

the new oliver + s facebook group

Are you on Facebook? If so, stop by to check in. Join our Facebook group to leave us comments, discuss your experience sewing from Oliver + S patterns, and keep up to date on recent Oliver + S news and …