Looptworks: Exploring Leather Waste

LOOPTWORKS + the Jenny Dress

Last year, I discovered¬†Looptworks¬†through the eco-fashion grapevine, and immediately fell in love. Looptworks, like Seamly.co, is closing the “loop” when it comes to excess fabrics and re-use. They locate excess materials and create new goods in nearby factories (Indonesia, Malaysia,… Continue Reading

Big Changes and a Little Birthday

Birthday Featured

Seamly.co is almost four months old! We’ve launched eight designs, produced hundreds of pieces, and hosted two community votes. But goodness, sometimes progress seems so slow. Especially these past few weeks, as I’ve been working more off-line, figuring out how… Continue Reading

Perfect Doesn’t Exist

perfect featured

I have qualms with every single fabric out there. None are perfect. I’ve struggled with this so much over the last three years, spending an unusual amount of time thinking about fibers and raw materials and how fabrics affect the… Continue Reading

Meet the 5-ways Maxi!

SHOP-5-WAYS

Here’s how things work at Seamly.co. We design garments. You vote for the ones you like. And then we make them. (Here, in the USA, with deadstock fabric). It’s pretty simple. In July, we hosted our very first vote (ever!)… Continue Reading

And the winner is…

Challenge Feature

    We sent out a little letter revealing the winner + showcasing our favorite looks from the Versalette Challenge.     READ IT HERE.   And if you’re not officially a part of the Seamly.co community, sign up here.… Continue Reading