• The Weekly 6: Total Kimono Inspiration + Pretty Dresses

    3 days ago
    For this weeks inspiration we picked up some popular Kimono inspired projects and pretty dresses with candy colors and floral patterns. We still want to hold on to summer just a little bit! The project that everybody loved this week: Salme - Kimono Top by Rhubarb Sundays Kimono... Read More
  • Tutorial Thursday: Learn to Sew Underwear + Best Lingerie Patterns to Try!

    4 days ago
    Ever wanted to make your own underwear? It's easier than you think! Sarah from Ohhh Lulu curated this beginner underwear skillset to teach you everything you need to know, from measuring to sewing with stretchy fabrics. An addictive project you're sure to love! For inspiration... Read More
  • Make the Trend: Down To Your Skivvies

    5 days ago
    Time to get serious about a handmade wardrobe, right down to your skivvies! We can’t get enough of this sewing trend, and you guys are killin’ it with your Fifi, Watson and Marlborough makes. Check out our collection and these beauties for inspiration then get started on your own. It’s... Read More
  • Meet The Maker: Kate Smalley

    7 days ago
    Our featured maker this week is Kate Smalley from Tracing Threads. In addition to being an active member and a great crafter, we’re excited to welcome Kate to the Kollabora team as our new Projects Editor! You’ll find her blogging here more in the future... My name is Kate... Read More
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  • The Weekly Six: Color Up Your Life

    1 week ago
    This week our members inspired us to use bright and bold colors. Take your pick from electric blue to bright yellow!  Sway dress by Jolies bobines. Mad Jaywalking Dress  by Gabrielle Kaprifol Socks by docksjo Electric Blue by Ludivineem Anna... Read More
  • Tutorial Thursday: Easy Sashiko + Full Tutorial from Saké Puppets!

    2 weeks ago
    One of our favorite ways to add decorative stitching to clothing and accessories is with sashiko. See our easy, beginner-proof way to give it a try, and then scope out this great full tutorial, including how to transfer a pattern, from Saké Puppets!
  • Make the Trend: Sashiko Style

    2 weeks ago
    A little stitchin' never hurt nobody, especially a little sashiko stitchin'! From bags to dresses, you guys are getting creative with simple stitches and giving an extra edge to your sewing and accessory projects.  Sashiko Dress by Shino of Nutta Large Linen Bag by P... Read More
  • Nora Meets the Maker: Oriana Laura

    2 weeks ago
    My name is Laura, but you maybe know me as Oriana Laura, and my DIY weapons of choice are my hands, needles (knitting and sewing), yarn, and fabric.When I am looking for inspiration I like to hop on a plane and travel to somewhere new. I love traveling and experiencing new... Read More
  • Tutorial Thursday: Easy Doily Bowls + How to Crochet Your Own with Craftsy!

    3 weeks ago
    Doilies aren't just for your grandmother's end tables and china cabnets anymore! See how to crochet your own beautiful doily and then turn it into a cool decorative bowl with our latest Teach Yo'Self video. 
  • Make the Trend: The Upcycled Home

    3 weeks ago
    Create fun new home decor by taking something you already have and turning it into something else! Bits of yarn, colored pencils, even duct tape can all be turned into beautiful new projects to help brighten your interiors. Turn colored pencils into a colorful frame Turn a wine bottle... Read More

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