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Plant Based Dyes with Whitney

     The online sewing community is such an incredible source of inspiration to me and it makes me so, so happy that it is also the source of incredible friendships!        Whitney from @whitneyknits has become an icon in this community with her beautiful sewing creations, her invention of the #sewmysize hashtag, always using her voice to speak up for what she believes in and her super cute daughter.  And her friendship makes my life better on a very regular basis.      So, I was so excited when she agreed to work on this project with me and blog about it here!      She took simple, classic, white Essex Linen, used two techniques I am scared...

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Linen Fabric, Ooh, Yes, Please! - Maker Mountain Fabrics Substrate Series, Part 3

Linen is an absolute classic for apparel sewing, and is particularly amazing for summertime apparel.  Linen fabric is lightweight, crisp and soft at the same time and gets softer every time you wash it.  Clothing sewn with linen whooshes (a technical term) lightly around you when you walk and always make you feel very chic and like the boho goddess you always knew you were meant to be, the one who is very good at adulting, and gets to go on lots of lovely vacations.      

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