Meet Natalie “Alabama” Chanin I Creativebug

Meet Natalie “Alabama” Chanin I Creativebug

Natalie Chanin is the founder and creative director of Alabama Chanin.

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Her work has been featured in Vogue, Time, the New York Times, and Town & Country, as well as CBS news. She is the author of Alabama Stitch Book (STC Craft, 2007), Alabama Studio Style (STC Craft, 2007), and Alabama Studio Sewing + Design (STC Craft, 2012). Natalie is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and her work was selected for the 2010 Global Triennial exhibition, “Why Design Now?” by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. She works from her hometown of Florence, Alabama, as an entrepreneur, designer, writer, collector of stories, filmmaker, mother, gardener, and cook.

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How to Reverse Applique with Alabama Chanin I Creativebug

How to Reverse Applique with Alabama Chanin I Creativebug

Reverse applique is the signature look of Natalie’s designs at Alabama Chanin.

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About this class:
Natalie demystifies the process in this workshop, showing you how to add depth and texture to a cotton table runner. The technique is worked on two layers of fabric, with the top layer stenciled and then stitched to the backing layer. Once stitched in place, parts of the top layer are cut away to expose the color below for a satisfying final reveal.

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Handmade Portraits: Alabama Chanin

Handmade Portraits: Alabama Chanin

What began as a clothing line producing hand-sewn T-shirts, Alabama Chanin (http://www.alabamachanin.com) now empowers local economies across the South.

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