Fabric Archive

New arrival: Nani Iro by Naomi Ito

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by craftygals

It’s here! The fall/winter Nani Iro collection arrived just before this year’s Greater Boston Yarn Crawl. This is the perfect way to wrap up sundress season and welcome crisp fall weather: nine bolts of truly stunning double gauze! We’ll let the pictures speak for themselves and just say that you should really come see these…read more

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Be Inspired: Chambray

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by craftygals

We just got four soft, lovely bolts of cotton chambray from Robert Kaufman. This fabric needs to be felt to be believed; it’s lighter than denim without being sheer, perfect for spring and (dare I say it?!) summer tops and dresses.

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Chambray from Robert Kaufman

New Fabrics

Posted on October 25th, 2013 by craftygals

We are excited to welcome NEW flannels in the shop: warm and cozy checks (shirts, fun pillows, skirts!), subtle houndstooth, bright foxes, elephants, turtles (perfect for kids pajamas!)…something for everyone and perfect for the season!

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Fantastic Fabrics

Posted on August 28th, 2013 by craftygals

We’ve got new fabrics from Nani Iro and Cloud9  to get you through the last bit of summer sewing (and get you in the mood for fall sewing)! From Nani Iro, we’ve got sweet, painterly, super soft cottons. These really have to be seen in person; there are gorgeous, subtle moments in all the prints…read more

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New Sewing Books!

Posted on June 13th, 2013 by craftygals

New books just in: We have a fresh shipment of last year’s favorite, Shufu To Seikatsu Sha’s Simple Modern Sewing. This is Japanese simplicity at it’s best full of  deceptively simple yet elegant patterns. I’m still happily wearing the Boatneck Jumper I made from this book last summer, with its excellent tiny shoulder detail that…read more

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Posted on May 17th, 2013 by craftygals

More new fabrics are rolling in every day. Spring is for sewing and we have lots of offer, from Alabama Chanin knits to bright prints from Cloud 9, Art Gallery Fabrics and more. We are also now carrying MUSLIN and TWO kinds of interfacing and plain CANVAS. Yay, bring on the sewing!

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