The Everyday Utensil Roll Bundle by Kristine Vejar, co-owner of AVFKW // featuring fabric and embroidery thread naturally-dyed in the A Verb for Keeping Warm studio
It's time for the release of Making 9 / Simple, and we are excited to share our newest bundle The Everyday Utensil Roll, the perfect complement for a picnic, or for everyday use when eating on the go. It requires only one piece of fabric and a little bit of thread, and it is a quick sew.
In Making / Simple, Kristine writes:
This utensil roll is perfect for a picnic, or for everyday use when eating on the go. You can easily take a set of utensils everywhere by making this simple project. It requires only one piece of fabric and a little bit of thread, and it is a quick sew. A turned hem with mitered corners creates a smooth outline. Three pockets are created by hand-stitching with naturally dyed thread, which adds a special, small detail and accentuates the handmade nature of this project. In my version, I dyed a piece of fabric made from a blend of hemp and organic cotton with bark from the eucalyptus tree. As a complement, I then dyed thread and twill tape with cutch to create a warm tobacco-brown color.
We have created bundles using the same materials Kristine used in her project! This includes naturally dyed fabric, naturally dyed twill tape, and naturally dyed sashiko thread.
The Everyday Utensil Roll Bundle includes enough fabric to create one roll. You can choose to add on a hera marker to help mark the lines for your sashiko stitching.
Please note, this bundle does not include instructions. Please purchase a copy of Making Magazine No. 9 Simple or the PDF of the pattern for this project's pattern.
Approximately 10 1⁄2" tall x 4 1⁄2" wide [26.6 cm x 11.4 cm]
- Naturally dyed cotton or cotton/hemp blend fabric
- Twill tape for drawstring
- Naturally dyed sashiko thread
- Sashiko needle
Supplies you will need (not included):
- Making No. 9 Simple or Everyday Utensil Roll PDF (add to your cart below)
- Clear ruler
- Hera marking tool
- Hand sewing needle
- Sewing machine
- Cotton sewing thread
- Iron & ironing board
- Point turner
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When working with fabric, thread, and fiber dyed with indigo, it is common and natural for the blue dye to rub off on one’s hands while sewing. This is called crocking. Although the goods have been washed, it takes pressured contact to release the extra indigo dye. Your handwork is part of the indigo dyeing process. The blue dye can be removed with hot water and soap. From working closely with indigo dyed materials through the making process, typically, the excess dye has been removed, and the crocking will cease.
Please note the fiber content of the material you are working with, and follow the applicable instructions:
Cotton or linen - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
Superwash Wool - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap, though hand wash recommended. Lay flat to dry.
Wool and Wool blends - Handwash only in lukewarm water with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
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