I will be away the week of May 22 and return May 31. All orders will be shipped when I return.

Futzing with Fabric
Futzing with Fabric

by Kevin Gervais January 26, 2022

My mother had a wonderful vocabulary.  It was full of great expressions and evocative words like galavant and rigamarole

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Guest Blog - Kelly Hogaboom

by Kevin Gervais January 17, 2022

Of all the home-sews one can make, perhaps custom underwear is some of the most satisfying.  This month three of us - Kelly from Bespoke Hogaboom, Kevin from Taylor & Hart Fabric Shop, and Traci from Pryde Hantverk - will be demonstrating techniques on three types of underwear, all livestream on Kelly's Twitch channel.

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Being Good is Good Enough
Being Good is Good Enough

by Kevin Gervais November 26, 2021

I cut the damned fabric.  I cut it with respect but without fear.  And it was all right. 

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The "couture" undershirt - Part 2
The "couture" undershirt - Part 2

April 02, 2022

Last week, I went into some detail about the concept of a "couture" undershirt.  While not meant as a tutorial, I did want to show that a high end or purposeful finish was possible for even the most basic of garments.  You can elevate your underwear

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The "couture" undershirt - Part 1
The "couture" undershirt - Part 1

March 26, 2022

A while back, while talking with Kelly Hogaboom, they discussed the concept of a "couture tee shirt."  The idea was that using only a domestic sewing machine and attention to detail, we can elevate our sewing and produce a garment that is more considered, can last longer, and has more of you in it. 

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