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Merry Christmas from Our Social Fabric

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Merry Christmas from Our Social Fabric

Hello everyone, We'll keep this short and sweet - it's Christmas Eve, and you have lots to do! First of all thank you so much for your support through 2020, it's been quite a ride for all of us. Thanks to you, our little non-profit textile recycling initiative is still afloat and we hope to be prospering for many years to come. We have been working hard this week to keep our website stocked full of great goodies for you. So, we're happy to let you know that we're having a sale on Boxing Day, 10% off everything in the store! Yippee!...

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Grapevine Angel

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Grapevine Angel

It's time to have some fun - let's make some Christmas Grapevine Angels! Grapevine bows and muslin pieces are available in our online store. Follow along with me as we create this delightful Christmas Decoration for your tree or wreath. You'll need:- one Grapevine Bow - wooden ball for the head- creamy white roving or natural yarn for hair - gold ribbon, tulle or organza for wings- a few feathers- small piece of muslin for body, arms and dress- little piece of something lacy or sheer for the underskirt (optional)- glue gun and glue- little piece of craft wire to attach the angel to the bow (or you...

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Waffle Knit: Re-stock Alert!

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Waffle Knit: Re-stock Alert!

The ever-popular Waffle Knit has been re-stocked! This knit is so soft and cuddly and it's perfect for "at-home" and loungewear. Check out this outfit that my friend and I worked on together.  The top is a long-sleeved, boat neck loose-fitting top with strap detailing at the shoulders. I didn't use a pattern, just a hack from my basic knit top. It's gently gathered at the waist and has shirt-tailed splits at the side seams just below the gathering. For extra comfort, the sleeves have been gathered with a self-cuff, for a billowy effect. My sewing partner writes: "Love these...

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Season's Greetings from OSF

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Season's Greetings from OSF

Hello everyone,  From all of us here at Our Social Fabric, we are sending our very best wishes to you and yours this holiday season. We wish you good health and we hope that  you find lots of time to sew and create this month! As you probably know, we haven't been able to offer in-person sale events in November or December and looks like January will be the same. If restrictions lift, we'll let you know. In the meantime, we are working hard to keep our inventory topped up in our online store. Don't forget to check out our Christmas Collection for...

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Maker Blog: Blackwood Cardigan in OSF's Variegated Knit

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Maker Blog: Blackwood Cardigan in OSF's Variegated Knit
Our Social Fabric's Light-Medium Weight Sweater Knit is perfect for the Blackwood cardigan. It's a fabulous combo when paired with our waffle knit and leggings lycra.

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