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Women’s History Month – Mary Brooks Picken

Women’s History Month – Mary Brooks Picken

Women’s History Month seemed like a perfect time to celebrate the work of my muse, Mary Brooks Picken! You may know the story of Mary founding the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences, which I shared in my book Vintage Notions. But did you know, Mary was...

Menswear Art & Upcycling!

Menswear Art & Upcycling!

How about some ideas for Father's Day Cards and Gifts! Watch the video below I created to showcase the men's fashion images we have for sale as downloads in the Image Library on this site, as well as ideas for upcycling shirts into aprons from my Vintage Notions book....

Amelia Earhart’s Sewing Box!

Amelia Earhart’s Sewing Box!

Did you know Amelia Earhart always took her sewing box with her on long flights? I didn't either until I read this the article, What Women Can Do for Aviation in the May 1930 issue of NEEDLECRAFT, the Magazine of Home Arts. Upon further research, I recently learned...

Nelly Don: A Kansas City Entrepreneur

Nelly Don: A Kansas City Entrepreneur

With the International Quilt Market trade show coming to Kansas City next week, I've been immersing myself in Kansas City history as much as possible lately so that I can share fun places for visitors to see while they're here! I'm sharing all my pictures and...

Vintage Made Modern – The Patchwork Bag and Railroad Quilt Block

Vintage Made Modern – The Patchwork Bag and Railroad Quilt Block

I am pleased to share that this month I'm a guest designer for the International Association of Quilters. This quilt group is run by Becky at Patchwork Posse. They work through a few quilt alongs and several small projects every year. The community features swaps and...

Accessories Make the Costume, My #MeMadeMay Jewelry

Accessories Make the Costume, My #MeMadeMay Jewelry

But they sure make me happier! I love jewelry, especially statement pieces with meaning. In the month of May I took a pledge along with thousands of other makers in our sewing community to join the Me Made May challenge, officially known as #mmmay18, hosted by So, Zo...

The Everyday Dress – Facebook Exclusive FREE Pattern

The Everyday Dress – Facebook Exclusive FREE Pattern

Have you joined our Indygo Junction Facebook Group yet? Our Indygo Junction Sewing Pattern Group is a forum for learning and sharing IJ patterns and projects. You will find exclusive content just for our members. We have just released a FREE Pattern for anyone who...

A Quilted Jacket with a Story to Tell

A Quilted Jacket with a Story to Tell

Recently I had the honor of chatting with Pat Sloan on the American Patchwork and Quilting Podcast on Creative Talk Network. You can listen to Episode 323 here. We had a good time chatting about how I came up with our Fabriflair™ kits, and our new line of...

Mary Brooks Picken & Her Magic Patterns

Mary Brooks Picken & Her Magic Patterns

As we countdown to the official 100th Anniversary of the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences I am revisiting the influence that the school, and it's founder, Mary Brooks Picken, has had on my career. Last week I shared with you my book Vintage Notions,...

Passion for Fashion: The 5-Way Wrap + Discount

Passion for Fashion: The 5-Way Wrap + Discount

The 5-Way Wrap is one of the most versatile garment patterns Indygo Junction has ever released. This fashion forward vest can be worn with anything and worn in a variety of different ways. The grid below shows the 5 different styles you can make with this one...

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