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hodgepodgefarm

modern handmade natural fiber clothing

Accord, New York · 475 Sales

hodgepodgefarm

modern handmade natural fiber clothing

Accord, New York 475 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars
(220)

Shop owner

cal patch

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Announcement   i'm looking out my window on a snow-covered garden, and looking forward to the many long evenings of Winter and the projects i'll be working on to brighten them. i've got one more local holiday fair this season:

INDIE MART - Narrowsburg, NY - 12/10 + 11 https://www.facebook.com/IndieNarrowsburg/

and there's still time to order ready-made gift items (like my hand-stitched tomato pincushions) or smaller custom pieces like my Cozy Jars. i ship by Priority Mail so my latest shipping date is Tuesday 12/20 if you're looking to receive by the 25th.

i'm a big proponent of making your clothes yourself, (check out my book on how to draft your own sewing patterns, and see if i'm teaching near you some time soon! http://hodgepodgefarm.net/?page_id=1522) but if you are not inclined, i'm here to make them for you! Cool-weather staples include the long-sleeved smock dress, cotton fleece sweatshirt tunics, and cozy colorful printed leggings.

*hodge podge* is an ever-evolving collection of one-off home-grown pieces including women's clothing and accessories. all pieces are hand made by me, and no two are ever alike. i believe in making from scratch, repurposing, and leaving the tiniest footprint possible... wouldn't you like to wear something hand made with love??? i welcome custom orders too; just send me a convo.

i can teach you how to make clothes! check out my book, Design-It-Yourself Clothes, and my online workshops in pattern drafting, sewing and crochet: http://hodgepodgefarm.net/?page_id=3532

if you dream of a handmade wardrobe but aren't up to making it yourself, i'm happy to do it for you. i am now offering *made to order* listings so you can order exactly the piece you want. you may wish to visit my *hodge podge handmade clothing* gallery to see more possibilities:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hodgepodgefarm/collections/72157625937509759/

also visit the *hodge podge fabric stockroom* to see what fabric options i have on hand: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hodgepodgefarm/collections/72157630873863766/

questions? just send me a convo and i'm happy to help!

LEGGINGS FOR THE PEOPLE! have you seen my How-Tuesday articles on making your own leggings?

http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/how-tuesday-design-sew-your-own-leggings/

of course, you could always just buy some right here, or arrange for me to make you a custom pair!

i also did a Square Dress tute for the Etsy blog:
https://blog.etsy.com/en/2014/how-tuesday-square-dress/

i'm now offering crochet PDF patterns as well as finished goods. hook up your own *hodge podge* original design!

learn more at my website http://hodgepodgefarm.net/

and find out the story behind my handmade clothes on my About page right here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/hodgepodgefarm/about?ref=shopinfo_about_leftnav

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 6, 2016

i'm looking out my window on a snow-covered garden, and looking forward to the many long evenings of Winter and the projects i'll be working on to brighten them. i've got one more local holiday fair this season:

INDIE MART - Narrowsburg, NY - 12/10 + 11 https://www.facebook.com/IndieNarrowsburg/

and there's still time to order ready-made gift items (like my hand-stitched tomato pincushions) or smaller custom pieces like my Cozy Jars. i ship by Priority Mail so my latest shipping date is Tuesday 12/20 if you're looking to receive by the 25th.

i'm a big proponent of making your clothes yourself, (check out my book on how to draft your own sewing patterns, and see if i'm teaching near you some time soon! http://hodgepodgefarm.net/?page_id=1522) but if you are not inclined, i'm here to make them for you! Cool-weather staples include the long-sleeved smock dress, cotton fleece sweatshirt tunics, and cozy colorful printed leggings.

*hodge podge* is an ever-evolving collection of one-off home-grown pieces including women's clothing and accessories. all pieces are hand made by me, and no two are ever alike. i believe in making from scratch, repurposing, and leaving the tiniest footprint possible... wouldn't you like to wear something hand made with love??? i welcome custom orders too; just send me a convo.

i can teach you how to make clothes! check out my book, Design-It-Yourself Clothes, and my online workshops in pattern drafting, sewing and crochet: http://hodgepodgefarm.net/?page_id=3532

if you dream of a handmade wardrobe but aren't up to making it yourself, i'm happy to do it for you. i am now offering *made to order* listings so you can order exactly the piece you want. you may wish to visit my *hodge podge handmade clothing* gallery to see more possibilities:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hodgepodgefarm/collections/72157625937509759/

also visit the *hodge podge fabric stockroom* to see what fabric options i have on hand: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hodgepodgefarm/collections/72157630873863766/

questions? just send me a convo and i'm happy to help!

LEGGINGS FOR THE PEOPLE! have you seen my How-Tuesday articles on making your own leggings?

http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/how-tuesday-design-sew-your-own-leggings/

of course, you could always just buy some right here, or arrange for me to make you a custom pair!

i also did a Square Dress tute for the Etsy blog:
https://blog.etsy.com/en/2014/how-tuesday-square-dress/

i'm now offering crochet PDF patterns as well as finished goods. hook up your own *hodge podge* original design!

learn more at my website http://hodgepodgefarm.net/

and find out the story behind my handmade clothes on my About page right here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/hodgepodgefarm/about?ref=shopinfo_about_leftnav

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cal patch

fleece cowl sweatshirt tunic -- made to order
$160.00
wingfeathers PDF crochet pattern
$3.00
coral cloche PDF crochet pattern
$3.00
blue/red madras hand-stitched tomato pincushion
$24.00
crochet cozy for mason jar -- made to order
$24.00
fleece cowl sweatshirt tunic -- made to order
$160.00
long sleeve smock dress -- made to order
$180.00
purple batik hand-stitched tomato pincushion
$24.00
fleece cowl sweatshirt tunic -- made to order
$160.00
borealis shawl PDF crochet pattern
$6.00
short sleeve smock dress -- made to order
$160.00
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(220)
Julee Kim

Julee Kim on Oct 17, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely Love It. THANK YOU SO MUCH, CAL! How did I live without these leggings?

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Updates

Made two new crochet-yoked smocks for custom orders this week. It's always a surprise to see just how they'll turn out!

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It's always a surprise what color will come out of a discharge print!

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Choose your own custom leggings adventure! See the fabrics I have available in my Fabric Stockroom, or let me know what you're dreaming of...

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About

practical, modern handmade clothes for real people

i've been making my line of one-off pieces since 1998 when i opened my shop, Patch 155, on the Lower East Side of NYC. i figured i could commit to the label *hodge podge* because it would allow me to do almost anything, and i do like to dabble! i sew, crochet, draft patterns, embroider, spin yarn, knit, dye and print, and like to utilize as many of these processes as possible in one garment! i prefer to do things the old-fashioned way to create work that could never be mass-produced.

in my twenties i worked as a designer in the fashion industry, but was disenchanted with the reality of how garments are made so cheaply in factories overseas. i saw that the higher i progressed in that world, the less i would actually be making or designing. with that realization, i left and opened my own shop. it was there that i began teaching, first crochet and then sewing. after 4 years of shopkeeping i closed the store and opened one of the first indie craft schools in NYC. from there i began teaching at yarn & fabric shops and design studios around the city, and eventually wrote my first book, Design-It-Yourself Clothes.

after 18 years of big city living, i finally escaped to the mini-farm of my dreams in the gorgeous Catskill mountains of New York. my studio has windows on three sides so i can see my chickens running around as i work, in addition to deer, hummingbirds and other wildlife. i love making custom pieces for people that they will wear in their daily life. i hope i can make something for you!

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  • cal patch

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    i have always been a Maker. as a kid i painted rocks and made woven ribbon barrettes, and sold (er, more like tried to sell) them door-to-door in my hand-painted wagon. now i make one-off artisanal handmade clothes that i hope will become heirlooms.

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  • Good Clothing Co.

    Mashpee, MA, United States

    I am thrilled to have found a production partner in Good Clothing Co., a sewing facility who believes in ethical working conditions and sustainable production in the US. With their help, I'm able to make more clothes + focus on tasks only I can do!

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