The County Ear Flap Hat Sewing Pattern | Upcycle some vintage threads for classic winter style

Just in:

The County Ear Flap Hat pdf sewing pattern at worthygoods.

The County earflap hat pdf advantages

A new digital download sewing pattern is in the handmade shop! In plenty of time for chilly temps to set in, too. You can use it as an excuse to hit up the local sew shop or keep it green. Most everything about The County ear flap hat is up-cyclable, folks. The hat fabric can be made out of a thrifted wool skirt, shirt, coat; most any garment with wooly tartan-appeal. The cozy lining can be an old fleece jacket that isn’t getting any wear, or you could go organic and put some cuddly organic cotton fleece in there. Top it with an eye-catching button and you’ve got yourself a go-to bitter-weather hat.

Ear Flap The County Hat sideways PDF pattern page 3Find out more at the worthygoods blog.

And when you make one.

Let me know!




Summery Tsuru | iPad & iPhone cases tucked in a fold-over clutch

Inspiration often comes from necessity.

In this case, I needed to sew with Tsuru.

iPad case using Tsuru from Cloud9 Fabrics  and

I’m sure you can understand. This collection, Tsuru {cranes in Japanese} by Rashida Coleman-Hale for Cloud9 Fabrics is so lovely and light. Sewing with it is a proactive way to look forward to summer. It incorporates elements of blue skies, light clouds soaring cranes, blossoms and the crisp white that I get to indulge in all. summer. long. I can already see myself out on the grass with the kiddos, listening to Pandora and well, basking. In fact, I could use some basking right now. How about you?

Tsuru ipad case

Initially I intended to just make up a case for my iPad,

but then my phone got a little put out.

So a case had to be made for the phone. And since that all went together so quickly, I made them a coordinating padded clutch, too.

Tsuru clutch and iphone casetsuru clutch, ipad case and iphone casetsuru clutch back and iphone case

And now?

Things are looking a little brighter around here.

Like to purchase a little summer for yourself? Find Tsuru at the shop.

A cute little foursome | Just in: cotton lace and gingham on vintage wooden spools

cotton lace on vintage spool

Aren’t they dear?

Pastel cotton lace on little vintage thread spools.

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Let’s not forget about the gingham…

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More good news:

The organic sherpa and terry everyone’s been clamoring for? (Very much including yours truly.)

It’s due to be dropped off today. {Thanks, boys&girls in brown!}


It’s a good day.

Just in: Organic canvas, flannel & quilting cottons from Cloud9 Fabrics

textile organic micro mod tick tock seaweed grass sky


Something new at the shop!

textile organic micro mod tick tock white


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Want to try some?

Head on down to the shop.


Organic Sewing Inspiration Boards & Contest Winner

Organic Sewing Ideas

Get inspired with these Pinterest sewing entries by worthygoods textile readers:


And two blog entries by Amanthus (thank you!) and Nikki. Read on:

And now the winner…

Congratulations, Amanthus*!

*Please email me at worthygoodstextile (at) with your ship-to address.

And as a special thank you to all the contest entrants, please use coupon code THANKSFORSEWINGGREEN at the shop to save yourself 15% off your entire order this week {discount does not apply to wholesale 20% off 10 Yard Bolts}. Coupon code becomes inactive Monday, October 22.