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5 Zero-Waste Garment Patterns to Try

Zero waste garments are those patterns that can be created by cutting all of your pieces out of one continuous piece of fabric. The zero-waste garment movement started to reduce the environmental impact of the fashion industry. 80% of a garments climatic impact is generated by the fabric. But an average of 15-25% of fabric…

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5 DIY Zero Waste Project Ideas

Single-use products are really not of this time anymore, when there are such good re-usable options available. A lot of energy is used to produce products that will almost immediately end up on a landfill. Preserving the resources we have at our disposal is the least we can do to take better care of our…

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Introduction to Cloth Menstrual Pads

Ok be honest, what did you think when reading the title of this post? – “Oh cool!”, “Ehm, what?” or even “Gross!”? I’ve been using them for a couple of years now, but I admit that when I first heard of them, my response was a raised eyebrow. My mission is to at least pique…

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Size Selection and Fit for the Citrus Leggings

For the Citrus Leggings, we recommend that you select your size based on your hip measurement and make any necessary changes from there. Every person’s body is unique and every person has different fit preferences and these are all affected by the particular fabric you use. Additionally, these leggings are quite forgiving in fit because…

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Fabric Selection for the Citrus Leggings

The Citrus Leggings are designed for a stretch knit with 40% horizontal stretch and some vertical stretch. That means that a piece of fabric that is 5″ wide will easily stretch from side to side until it is 7″ wide and when you pull it from top to bottom it will have a little stretch…

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Coral Sweater & Dress: Size Selection & Fit

The Coral Sweater & Dress is a loose fitting sweater or dress with a slight cocoon shape. As you can see from the size chart, there are two size sets to choose from. They overlap for one size to accommodate grading between sizes. Our patterns have been drafted with two basic blocks. We’ve done this…

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Coral Sweater & Dress: Recommended Fabric

To make the Coral as designed, you need three different fabrics: sweatshirt fleece, ribbing, and cotton jersey. And because it is meant to be color blocked, you need sweatshirt fabric in three different colors. There are quite a few options for variations though which makes this such a fun pattern! Sweatshirt knit The Coral is…