Totes Adorbs: Make it Sew Bags!

Just in time for the downtown Lexington Sidewalk Sale this weekend, Make It Sew is premiering its new line of bags! And are they ever fantastic! Made to last a lifetime, these bags feature an exterior of wonderful waxed canvas and a roomy interior lined in natural herringbone denim twill …

Learn to Sew a Capsule Wardrobe (a.k.a. a whole lotta Lotta)

There are so many reasons to get excited about Make It Sew’s upcoming “Capsule Wardrobe” series that it’s hard to know where to begin! Here are a few nudges for why you might want to sign up for one or more of these two-part sewing lessons: 1) You want to …

March Fabric of the Month: Andover Jersey Knits

Through March 31st, all Andover Jersey Knits are 10% off at Make It Sew. These colorful knits have a wonderful drape and offer scads of possibilities. Believe it or not, the designer of these 100% cotton fabrics, Alison Glass, lives in Virginia with her husband and two children. She is …

More about double gauze

June’s fabric of the month is a lovely 100% organic cotton double gauze with a sweet lily pad and frog print. The shop’s sample (and giveaway this month) is a soft glasses case (great for your sunnies!) but the uses of double gauze reach far, far beyond small accessories. Several …

Happy New Year from Make It Sew

Just over a week ago I said goodbye to 2017; a pretty eventful year for me. Over the summer while commuting to work as a librarian, I began daydreaming about opening a fabric and sewing based business. I wasn’t certain it would happen; if it happened, I wasn’t sure when …