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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…

    Published by Amanda

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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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  • 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…

    Published by Emily

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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…

    Published by Amanda

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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…

    Published by Emily

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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…

    Published by Amanda

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