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  • Overalls

    27th Mar 2020

    Overalls

    Some of you have perhaps heard the rumour that we've been making overalls. They're adorable, a few local folks have some, and all seems to be going well.We finalized the details and decided to gr…

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  • (Reusable) Fabric Wallpaper

    18th Mar 2020

    (Reusable) Fabric Wallpaper

    We were chatting with our friend Millee a few weeks ago about low-waste, non-plastic wall covering options for her home. Something that would dress up her space but not fill up her garbage can. W…

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  • Perfect Pants

    11th Mar 2020

    Perfect Pants

    Those of you who followed me along on last year's wardrobe adventures know that I've been on the path to perfect pants for some time now. I wasn't super confident with woven patterns and techniqu…

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  • Sweater Merino - the care and keeping of

    15th Feb 2020

    Sweater Merino - the care and keeping of

    It's important to us to make clothes that last, that wear well, that still look and feel good years down the road. So when we bring in a new fabric to test, it's basically my job to try to destroy it.…

    Published by Amanda

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  • Not Your Typical Clothing Store

    10th Feb 2020

    Not Your Typical Clothing Store

    Starting this weekend, our studio shop will be open regular hours! Please be warned: we don't stock our racks the way a typical clothing store would. If, for instance, you've been eyeing the Luck…

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  • The Benefits of Being a Fabric Squirrel

    3rd Feb 2020

    The Benefits of Being a Fabric Squirrel

    For as long as I've been sewing, I've been saving. Fabric and findings and tools squirrelled away for the day when I have opportunity to use them. Since I've given up my day job and am back at Ureshii…

    Published by Emily

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  • The IRL Ureshii Shop is Open!

    16th Dec 2019

    The IRL Ureshii Shop is Open!

    We've been busy busy beavers this last week assembling a showroom space in our home studio. We pulled our old market racks out of storage, then built a few more displays from salvaged bits and bobs ar…

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  • Thrift, or why I'm crying over fabric.

    27th Nov 2019

    Thrift, or why I'm crying over fabric.

    A shipment of beautiful merino fabrics arrived this week, and I'm spending the day cutting pre-orders. I cut three garments (sometimes four, if I'm feeling cocky) simultaneously, because it's the best…

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  • Expanding on a Theme

    19th Aug 2019

    Expanding on a Theme

    As I mentioned before, these paisley pants were unexpected stars of my capsule wardrobe project. They had more impact in photos and gave more opportunity for interesting colour combinations. I found t…

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  • Update - Week 13 - Wrap up

    4th Aug 2019

    Update - Week 13 - Wrap up

    My Darlings,In the first week of May this year I started this project on a whim. Through the winter and early spring I had begun to wonder about the possible waste of my own make-(or thrift)-and-…

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  • Update - Weeks 10, 11, &12

    28th Jul 2019

    Update - Weeks 10, 11, &12

    My darlings, it has been A WEEK. Partly this is true because it has been three weeks. Week 10The sewing shop I work at part-time moved, and I ended up there for seven days straight. The first thr…

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  • Just a Quick Photoshoot

    19th Jul 2019

    Just a Quick Photoshoot

    E and I had a day off together on Wednesday. We both work part-time jobs outside of Ureshii, so this doesn’t happen all that often. When it does, the to-do list for that day is long and completely imp…

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