How We Made Sweatshirts

Katherine Williford

We have TRIED to make a perfect sweat in larger quantities for years... And it's finally happening!!! Two new styles, the Zero Waste Sweatshirt and the Short Sleeve Turtleneck, are almost complete! They'll ship in time for Christmas ;) The Process. The process of designing and developing a new style is more complicated, expensive, and time-consuming than you may think! Here's how we did it. 1. Fabric Selection and Testing We sourced a new bamboo/cotton blend terry fabric and matching rib, prioritizing softness and washability as always! We ran a shrink test before committing to this fabric. This entails washing...

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Scrunchie DIY

Katherine Williford

Looking for a way to use those small fabric scraps? Scrunchies are the perfect beginner project! You don't even need a sewing machine or iron to make one (though a machine will speed up the process).    Estimated Sewing/Prep Time: With a sewing machine: 5-20 minutes With a needle and thread: 20-35 minutes   What You'll Need: - One 6 3/4" x 19" panel of light-midweight fabric (either pieced together or solid) - One piece of 9" long elastic (1/8" round or flat works best) - A safety pin - Needle and matching thread, or your sewing machine *Order a Maker's Bundle...

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SS22 Collection - What We Created

Katherine Williford

Our new collection drops Wednesday, March 16th. It's so close! The process of sourcing fabrics and designing new pieces for this season felt like a natural progression of our previous collections. The most important thing to get right, I decided, was how the garments made me feel. When I wear some of our most well-designed pieces, I feel perfectly put together without having to overthink styling.   The silhouette, easy fit, and beautiful fabrics do all of the work so that I don't have to!   With that in mind, I set about designing new garments that felt effortless and fun. My first task...

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Hanna Reversible Top Tutorial

Katherine Williford

Hello sewing friends! I am so excited to share my reversible top tutorial! Here, you’ll be able to get sewing instructions as well as the PDF sewing pattern for our best-selling Pamut piece, the Hanna Top. This is a classic top pattern, made better by the fact that it is reversible (you can wear it with the V in the front or in the back). Its also very easily adjusted to suit your personal taste and body shape (you can easily lengthen or shorten the body, make the V deeper, or even add patch pockets!). In addition, this pattern looks great...

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Welcome to Chapter 2.

Katherine Williford

"...I put too much pressure on myself to be a version of “successful” that probably does not exist..."   At the beginning of 2022 and after two years of exponential growth, I’m sitting down to do our first ever financial planning session and yearly recap. It’s a bit embarrassing to admit, but I try not to pay too much attention to the financial ins and outs of Pamut… In the past, I’ve found this a stressful (and tearful) endeavor. I realize this is because I put too much pressure on myself to be a version of “successful” that probably does...

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Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial

Katherine Williford

Wondering what to make all of your friends for Christmas? How about a Zero Waste Stocking! Simply download and print our free stocking pattern here. If you're looking for some unique fabric to make your stocking with, grab one of our Maker's Bundles! Each bundle includes enough fabric for at least two stockings. Then, scroll down to follow the instructions. It's *sew* simple!   To make this stocking, you'll need: -Exterior fabric 18x24" panel, or smaller panels pieced together. We used fabric from our Maker's Bundle! -Chunky cuff fabric 8x20" panel -Lining fabric 18x24" panel -Medium-heavy fusible interfacing 18x24" panel (optional but recommended) -Decorative...

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