A Cloth Merchant

Reverse Shibori Moneta

Nanette Webb

I bleached my dress, on purpose. A friend, who got married in a very small ceremony after college, invited me to a “celebration of marriage” dinner at Siam Cafe (which is so delicious, and the first time I’ve ever eaten jellyfish). After the dinner I had to meet my parents at the Phantasy in Lakewood […]

Tropical Saltspring


Just in time for the end of summer, I’ve made a tropical-print summer dress! Actually, I’ll probably wear it all year… And it feels like summer has only just begun! This is the Sewaholic Saltspring in Suno Tropical Knit. I debated making this for a while because I wasn’t sure if it would be super […]

Tops and Bottoms


I’ve been on a bit of a bra kick lately. I’ve been fiddling with it, and I think I’ve gotten the fit close enough that I decided it was time to make the bra that I’ve had burned into my brain for months: a lacy longline. Here it is! Isn’t it lovely? The ivory lace […]



A couple months ago, I was sewing underwear like crazy. I guess I wasn’t really happy with what I was making, and couldn’t get the fit right, and they didn’t look that great on me, so I stopped for a couple months. Occasionally, when I ran out out bottoms before I managed to do laundry, […]

What’s new?


Hey there! We’ve been pretty busy here at the shop, which is great! Last week FOX8 stopped by to interview Nan about Bolt & Spool for a special about University Circle. She made an adorable skirt, and also wrote up a tutorial on how to make it. It’s super easy! She mentioned I made a […]
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