February lookbook + leggings

hey! my Drafting Leggings Pattern and Sewing Leggings workshops are featured this month as part of Creativebug’s February Lookbook! if you haven’t tried it yet, making your own leggings is way more possible than you think, and allows you to make them any way you like (extra long? organic fabric? purple polka dots?) and quite […]

Craftwork Somerville weekend is coming up!

photo by Emily Cassel for Scout Somerville

hello March! signs of Spring are abounding in the Hudson Valley, even though technically we’ve got a way to go, and my teaching schedule is waking up accordingly! this month i have a few local classes, and i’m off to the Boston area for two days at my […]

we have a winner!

oh yes, i said i would pick a winner didn’t i? or rather, the RGN would. and it did, and the winner is… [drumroll] Martha H!!! (i’ll be emailing you in a minute Martha). congratulations! i loved hearing about all of your dream leggings.

the adorable photo above is from one of my Squam students, Karen, […]

happy new year!

can you believe it? a whole new year!

i love january. it always feels so inspiring: the clean slate of a brand new year. september through december are madness for me, as they are for most handmakers, and the whole time i have to postpone everything i WANT to do until january. so, here we are, […]

leggings for the people!

i’ve been a little Legging Obsessed lately, and here’s the reason why: i’ve been secretly working on a How-Tuesday article for the Etsy blog: Design and Sew Your Own Leggings. this is actually the first complete pattern-drafting tutorial i’ve written since the book came out! it was really fun to do, and renewed my love […]

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