Sashiko Subscription Box Beta coming soon!

What is the Sashiko Subscription Box (beta), you ask? The beta part refers to the first box being a limited release which will also come with a feedback questionnaire so you can tell me what you think needs to be improved or what works well. The goal is to have a presentable subscription box that…

Free indigo!

Remember to post your response to this post today to get your name in the drawing for one of two mini bundles of indigo colored fabrics from my stash. I’ll draw a name later tonight… … and the winners are trinlay & LJ! Contact me with your info so I can get these out to…

And the winner is…

Congratulations to Karen of Mystic Wynd for winning the Doll Kimono Kit giveaway! More information on the kits will be forthcoming very soon. Thanks for your patience while I work the kinks out of the design. ๐Ÿ™‚

Mini Poll #2 – Doll Kimono Kit Giveaway

More freebies! Going back to a project I started years ago, I’ve been playing around with beautiful fabrics and dolls this weekend to come up with a kit that you can do at home. Used for decades in Japanese schools to teach children how to sew, these doll-sized kimono make wonderfully portable projects you can…

And the verdict is…

Cut, by a vote of 7 to 3. Thanks all for participating in the mini poll! The winner of the fabric pack is Lauren of ABC Rags. Congratulations, Lauren, let me know where you’d like me to send your fabrics and they will be on their way post haste. It’s been a year or so…

short informal poll

Just curious… before I take my seam ripper to these two silk meisen kimono, do you think I ought to keep them intact, or cut up to sell in pieces? They have been sitting on the shelf just a little too long for my liking and I’d like to move them, one way or another….