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  • #UndiesForAll

    17th Feb 2021

    #UndiesForAll

    Comfort is super important to us. It guides our fabric, finishing, and design choices, and it's one reason we focus on offering good fit. A well-fitting garment looks better, of course, but it also fe…

    Published by Amanda

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  • Got Sleeves?

    15th Feb 2021

    Got Sleeves?

    "Made to measure" means we cut your sleeves at the length you request. If you don't specify, then we'll usually make them standard length, in the style shown in the product listing. E and I both have…

    Published by Amanda

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  • From Scraps to Rag Rugs

    25th Jan 2021

    From Scraps to Rag Rugs

    Last week my love for area rugs (blankets for the floor!), interior decorating, and zero waste scrap management coalesced: I made my first rag rug. E built a loom out of repurposed, ripped-down studs…

    Published by Amanda

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  • #UreshiiOuterwear

    11th Dec 2020

    #UreshiiOuterwear

    With the cooler weather to inspire us, we've been focussing on #UreshiiOuterwear this past month. Our goal is to offer versatile coat designs that can be done in different weights and warmth levels -…

    Published by Amanda

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  • Big Skirt Energy

    7th Dec 2020

    Big Skirt Energy

    If you're a Summerside local, you've probably seen me traipsing about in a Big Skirt. They're one of my wardrobe staples. I love the grounding feel of them, the swish, the comfort, the uncommon-nes…

    Published by Amanda

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  • Practicing Zero Waste

    11th Nov 2020

    Practicing Zero Waste

    We love our fabrics. When we handle them, we see the effort, the resources, and the many hands that have contributed to their creation. Throwing even the smallest bit away feels disrespectful. So for…

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  • Making It Your Own (the Sweater Edition)

    11th Nov 2020

    Making It Your Own (the Sweater Edition)

    A quick reminder that you can always customize elements of our designs to make them your very own. Changing the neckline of a dress or top can really change its look and feeling. It might make it more…

    Published by Amanda

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  • A Thing About Trousers

    8th May 2020

    A Thing About Trousers

    My job this morning is to "write a thing about trousers" and I have no idea what is going to wander out of my head, but here goes :PMy trouser adventures since last posting have been this: I orde…

    Published by Emily

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  • The Office Farmoire

    23rd Apr 2020

    The Office Farmoire

    So this post isn't particularly Ureshii-related, except that it takes place in my under-the-stairs office. Which isn't a space we've shown before, apparently...Here's a pic from 2013. (No current phot…

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  • Unbuttoned

    21st Apr 2020

    Unbuttoned

    It occurred to me a few weeks ago that I could have better success with buttonholes in the lightweight jersey if I used a different interfacing than I generally do with jersey fabric. It really came o…

    Published by Emily

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  • DIY Flip-Down Pressing Board

    10th Apr 2020

    DIY Flip-Down Pressing Board

    The Ureshii ironing board got a fresh new cover earlier this year, and it's been getting lots of use. Sewing with a lockstitch requires much more pressing than sewing with a coverstitch. But sinc…

    Published by Amanda

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