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At the end of every production cycle, there’s bound to be a bunch of fabric scraps leftover. Because part of my design philosophy is to create less waste, I find this part challenging. I’m always looking for ways to use the scrap fabric. I’ve come up with a few good options – like cutting strategically so the remainder is big enough to use for accessories – but the hunt is always on for crafty ways to use the extra bits.  For this DIY, I’ve used scraps left over from my Shibori Tie Dye Collection.  The variations in tone create a beautiful variegated look.

The act of crafting is always entertaining, however the most satisfying DIY projects to me are the ones that are cute AND functional. That’s why the idea of turning some jersey scraps into a coil mat is so attractive. This DIY requires minimal tools and as long as you can braid, you can complete this project. To see more, click the Read More link.

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For the longest time I’ve been seeing these beautiful hand-made wall hangings all over the internet. Not only did I think this would be a super fun DIY to create a really original piece of home decor, I figured I could devise a way to use up my old knitting project scraps. So, I started looking into how I could make one myself. As it turns out, the web has ample resources for hand weaving. Most sites suggest starting with what is called a ‘lap loom’. There are a few different types within that category; some use notches and others just use small demarcation lines to show where the yarns should go. The more I researched, the more expansive the world of weaving became.

That’s why I decided to amalgamate a bunch of resources into what I’m calling the Lap Loom Guide For Dummies. Based on all my research, this tutorial will give you step by step instructions for the easiest ever lap loom project if you’re a newbie like me!

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Winter is in full swing, so we thought we’d try our hand at a tried-and-true seasonal DIY! Add holiday cheer to your home- indoors or outdoors- with this Rustic Wreath DIY. Festooned with bright berries and earthy pine cones, this pastoral wreath looks like a celebration and smells like a freshly cut evergreen. Plus, 95% of the materials you need to make this craft can be foraged from the forest floor! Click through for the full tutorial.

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Today we are happy to present the fourth installment in our fashion illustration series for our Spring/Summer 2015 Collection. Today’s featured piece is the Virginica Skirt in the green tweed colourway. By using lush tones of green and yellow in a surprisingly lightweight fabric, this skirt will keep you looking cool to beat the summer heat!  Illustration work by our talented intern, Jeesoo Kim.

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