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Home Sewn: Handmade Clothes Make a Comeback

Home Sewn: Handmade Clothes Make a Comeback Alex McKeon shows off a T-Shirt she sewed -- one of many garments she's made herself. Increasingly, Islanders are rediscovering the benefits of making their own clothes.

By Jenn Hemmingsen

Like many people, Alex McKeon thought garment sewing was “out of her league” before she tried it. The accomplished weaver remembers being awed by people who sewed their own wardrobes.

“After my first class, I was stunned

Tenth Annual Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Fall Festival  – Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 10am to 4pm – Winslow Green, Bainbridge Island, WA

Tenth Annual Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Fall Festival  – Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 10am to 4pm – Winslow Green, Bainbridge Island, WA

In 2013, Barbara Kirk, a local fabric store owner, along with the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild (BIMQG), began the first Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Festival.

This non-juried show is free and open to the public and will …

Ninth Annual Bainbridge Quilt Festival  – Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 10am to 4pm – Winslow Green, Bainbridge Island, WA

Ninth Annual Bainbridge Quilt Festival  – Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 10am to 4pm – Winslow Green, Bainbridge Island, WA

In 2013, Barbara Kirk, a local fabric store owner, along with the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild (BIMQG), began the first Bainbridge Quilt Festival. Last year, they held the Mask Up Festival at the Winslow Green to allow for …

Mask Up Bainbridge Island Quilt Festival – Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 10AM to 4PM – Winslow Green, Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild (BIMQG) is proud to present their 8th annual Quilt Festival

“OUR CELEBRATION OF QUILTS WILL GO ON”

In 2013, Barbara Kirk, a local fabric store owner, along with the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild, began …

Bainbridge Quilt Festival 2019 – Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 9am to 5pm – Downtown Bainbridge (Winslow Way), Bainbridge Island, WA

In 2013, Barbara Kirk, a local fabric store owner, along with the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild, began the first Bainbridge Quilt Festival. The quilts are displayed along Winslow Way, hung from store fronts and awnings—in 2018, over 200 …

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