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  • Featured Garment: Scoop Shell & Ramblings

    26th Sep 2015

    Featured Garment: Scoop Shell & Ramblings

    Brief hiatus from posting, my apologies :D The kids are back into the school routine and we are all caught up on sewing. This is such a fun place to be, a little bit of time to toss new (and old) i…

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  • Featured Garment: Sweetheart Top

    19th Aug 2015

    Featured Garment: Sweetheart Top

    Speaking of sweethearts, my baby sister was here for three weeks, and I have been a terrible slacker. Seriously, she is the best sister. Doing the minimum sewing necessary felt like a…

    Published by Emily

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  • Featured Garment: Pants

    8th Aug 2015

    Featured Garment: Pants

    Pants. Ever since I started making pants that weren’t for myself, I’ve had Pants Trauma. This is why (to some people’s dismay) we didn’t lower the prices on pants during the great price drop of 201…

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  • Featured Garment: Momo Top

    30th Jul 2015

    Featured Garment: Momo Top

    This week we’re featuring the Momo Top, one of our not-so-secret favourites. Momo is Japanese for peach, and we were thinking *peaches* because of the sneaky cleavage factor. The neckline is mostly mo…

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  • Sailor Nostalgia

    22nd Jul 2015

    Sailor Nostalgia

    In last week’s post about the Flowy Skirt, Amanda mentioned a time when I was focussed on flexibility of fit and minimizing the number of seams in a garment. At the time I was working alone, and selli…

    Published by Emily

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  • Featured Garment: Flowy Skirt

    15th Jul 2015

    Featured Garment: Flowy Skirt

    The Flowy Skirt is one of the first styles Ureshii offered, way back in 2008. At the time, Emily was intrigued by elegant patterns that had the absolute minimum number of pieces and seams. A circle…

    Published by Amanda

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  • A Love Affair with Linen

    13th Jul 2015

    A Love Affair with Linen

    Linen is officially our favourite fibre. This year our main fabric supplier started offering linen jerseys and wovens, and we couldn’t be more pleased. So, what is it? Linen is a natural fibre ma…

    Published by Amanda

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  • One in Every Colour

    7th Jul 2015

    One in Every Colour

    This week our featured garment is the Cardigan, a super useful supporting piece that can pull an outfit together beautifully. These are the kind of pieces that, once found, immediately give me the “I…

    Published by Emily

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  • Featured Garment: Bali Top

    28th Jun 2015

    Featured Garment: Bali Top

    For the next little while, we’ll be blogging about some of our favourite garments. The styles chosen will be the most versatile Ureshii options, including tops, bottoms, and dresses. Many of them will…

    Published by Amanda

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  • An Ureshii Time Capsule

    16th Mar 2015

    An Ureshii Time Capsule

    It’s no surprise, I’m sure, that some of my strongest memories are wardrobe related. A very 80s store display of matching separates in dove grey, soft pink, and cream, all crisp and clearly polyest…

    Published by Emily

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  • Experiments With Dyeing

    16th Jan 2015

    Experiments With Dyeing

    Ureshii is all about colour – bright, saturated colour. We regularly stock a rainbow of fabrics, and we’re always wanting more. Our customers occasionally request a softer palette and more light ne…

    Published by Amanda

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  • Twitter Made Me Do It

    23rd Sep 2014

    Twitter Made Me Do It

    We spend a lot of time on Twitter. We joined in January 2009, because it was the latest cool social media thing to do (or so the Etsy forums said). And, hey – we felt immediately comforta…

    Published by Amanda

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