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Announcing: The Seasonal Sew 3

Over here at Sew Altered Style, we looooove to plan new sewing projects and capsule sets, but we really struggle to stick with our plans.  We both enter the year with grand plans and good intentions, only to fall off the wagon when a great new pattern releases or we enter into a new season, and all ... READ the POST

Tutorial How to Shorten a Metal Zipper & some Lander Shorts

I often hear sewists lament that they've been afraid to try sewing pants because they're just not sure how to shorten that darned metal zipper!  Well, I'm here to tell you that a metal zipper should never stand between you and the project of your dreams because shortening those zippers is so ... READ the POST

Summer Color Palette: Peach and Mauve

Have you ever tried peach and mauve together? I hadn't - until recently - and I am pleasantly surprised at how well they go together. We haven't done a color combo spotlight before, but I am happy to be kicking off our first with this post - and hope to try out new versions (and of course highlight ... READ the POST

Mac of Sew Altered Style shares a summer color palette to try: peach and mauve

Converting a Sewing Pattern from Knit to Woven: 4 Questions

My friends - I seem to have happened upon a very happy accident;  I took a knit sewing pattern (Named Ninni Culottes) and sewed them out of a woven fabric - and lived to tell the tale! If you have been considering taking a knit pattern that you love, and subbing in a woven fabric - make sure you ask ... READ the POST