Tapestry is an ancient art form but it can be modern too. During our La Cascade adventure we visited the Dom Robert Museum to see the magnificent 20th century tapestries designed by a local monk. I wanted to share with each of you this inspirational feast for your eyes. Dom… Read More
This week we are reaching back into the archives for a look at several summer weight Tabula Rasa Shirt Variations that we’ve written blog posts about over the last 5 years. Hopefully these will inspire you to dig through your stash for some cotton or other light fabrics to sew… Read More
Welcome to Sew! Let’s Get Dressed, a weekly blog that encourages you to sew successfully. Inspired by Rae’s gorgeous painted knit dress that appears in the September 2019 issue of Threads Magazine, I finally took the time to paint a Tabula Rasa Knit Tee for myself with our fluid textile… Read More
In The News
Paint on Knits See Rae's article in the latest issue of Threads Magazine, "Paint on Knits - How to apply designs that flex and stretch," page 18 of Threads Magazine issue 204, Sept. 2019. Includes tips on choosing materials, planning design, and paint knit fabric for a one-of-a-kind garment. Threads insiders can view the painted knit dress featured in the article on the 360 degree viewer!
Rae interviewed on Sewing with Threads Podcast In the Sewing with Threads Episode 14 video podcast, guest Rae Cumbie talks about how she went from hand sewing at her mother’s side to developing and running an independent pattern company. She also explains why she loves sewing today, discusses her favorite sewing term and fabric, and even offers technical advice for tapering a pair of pants.