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Five Patterns with Pretty Pockets

We are really loving all the sewing patterns with pretty pockets these days!  If 2017 was the "year of the sleeve," then we can affectionately coin 2018 the "year of the pocket!"  We know how much you love a good round up (see our previous roundups here , here, here, and here), and thought we would ... READ the POST

D&H Fabrics Tour — Rhapsody Blouse & Robinson Trousers

We are up today on the very D&H Fabrics blog tour!!  Hop on over to Tammy's blog to read all about the beautiful fabric that I (Katie) used to make this outfit!  (There's a coupon code too :) ).  And for more info and thoughts on the Rhapsody Blouse (aff link) pattern I used for my top, read ... READ the POST

Indiesew x Dan Lehman x Spoonflower Blog Tour

It's our stop on the Indiesew x Dan Lehman x Spoonflower Blog Tour - and we couldn't be more excited.  If you have been following along, you probably have noticed that we don't typically wear too many prints (you can see some of our basics posts here, here, and here).  However, when I saw this ... READ the POST

White Sweater Styling Part I: Smart Casual

It's my turn on the One Handmade Item; 4 Stylish Looks series!  While Mac went for a classic midi dress, I decided to stick with separates. I made the Seamwork Astoria sweater from this luscious merino jersey knit from the Fabric Store.  And since we can never just make a white shirt, I ... READ the POST

Midi Dress Styling Part II: Casual Looks

We are continuing our 'One Handmade Staple, Four Stylish Looks' blog series by sharing the next two of the four ways I styled my Black Midi Dress!  As I mentioned in Part I (yesterday's smart casual post), I used the Seamwork Lane as a base for my MBD (aka Midi Black Dress), and paired it with a ... READ the POST

Midi Dress Styling Part I: Smart Casual Looks

I am THRILLED to continue our 'One Handmade Staple, Four Stylish Looks' blog series by sharing two of the four ways I styled my Black Midi Dress!  As I mentioned in yesterday's post, I used the Seamwork Lane as a base for my MBD (aka Midi Black Dress), and paired it with a black rayon knit ... READ the POST

One Handmade Staple, Four Stylish Looks

How many stylish looks do you think you can get from your favorite handmade staple? Katie and I set out to find out - using two Seamwork patterns as our staples. I (Mac) selected the Seamwork Lane to create my version of a MBD or "midi black dress," using some fabulous black rayon knit from Knitpop, ... READ the POST