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About betzwhite

Sales 14,299
On Etsy since 2006

Creative Sewing Projects to Make and Love

I design a collection of sewing patterns for crafts and accessories called Make New or Make Do™. Each pattern is designed to be made from either new fabrics or from repurposed materials.

I got my start on Etsy back in 2006 selling my Cupcake Pincushions made from recycled wool sweaters. Along the way I've written two books (Warm Fuzzies and Sewing Green) , appeared on the Martha Stewart Show, wholesaled and exhibited my work worldwide and taught many workshops in the US.

Today, in addition to my sewing pattern collection, I design print collections for organic fabrics. I've licensed my artwork with Riley Blake Fabrics as well as self produced fabrics printed on demand. I continue to teach crafting and sewing workshops both online and in person. Whether it's through workshops or my sewing patterns, I love to share my passion for making beautiful things.

I work out of my home studio in Maryland, where I live with my husband and two red-headed lego-maniac Boy Scout sons.

Shop members

  • Betz White

    Owner, Designer

    I'm a pattern designer, green crafter and author passionate about thoughtful design, skilled craftsmanship and materials that are kind to people and planet alike.

Production partners

  • Wood Laser Cutter

    MI, United States

    Pompom maker is laser cut to my design specifications

  • knitting mill

    United States

    A 3rd generation, family run US knitting mill, established in 1913. My original designs are knit one at a time in small batches.

  • Laser cutter

    OH, United States

    Laser cuts my designs

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