December One-color block print on a linen-cotton blend. Garment pattern: Christine Haynes’ Anya Skirt Fabric: Robert Kaufman’s Essex For a long time, my bio said that I spent my free time trying to “sew the perfect circle skirt,” but I’ve since removed that because I’VE FINALLY SEWN THE PERFECT CIRCLE SKIRT! Or, rather, I’ve found […]

  December One-color block print on cotton lawn. Garment pattern: Self-drafted Fabric: Robert Kaufman Cambridge Lawn Ink: Permaset Aqua and Blick This garment is a bit of a cheat, because I re-used a block from October, printing it in a slightly different direction, and then I sewed the fabric into the simplest garment – an

One-color block print on linen. Garment pattern: Pilvi Jacket from Lotta Jansdotter’s book Everyday Style Fabric: Linen (brand unknown) from The Fabric Store Ink: Permaset Aqua I had a couple of yards of fuchsia linen leftover from a bias-cut dress I’d made for a wedding last month, a block from last year’s 52 Weeks of

I’m not one to shy away from labor-intensive processes – I mean, I regularly block print my own yardage, and then sew it into clothing – but I’d always thought that dyeing fabric (like knitting) would be more time-consuming than even I could handle. However, when Kristine Vejar’s book, The Modern Natural Dyer, came out,

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