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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

3 Tips for Sewing Successful Button Plackets

Once upon a time I was absolutely TERRIFIED to add buttonholes to my garments. The sheer thought of completing a garment only to ultimately cut a hole into it felt too risky for the amount of time I had invested. So I did what any sensible person would do and just avoided them like the plague ... READ the POST

Mac of Sew Altered Style shares three tips for sewing successful button plackets

5 Sleeveless Woven Tops for Summer Sewing

Am I the only one who just loves summer?  I love pretty much everything about it -- the slower schedule, the sunlight, the heat.  Ah yes, the heat.  I am being truthful when I say that I never complain about the heat in the summer, even when the thermometer hits 100 F or more, but I still dress ... READ the POST

Intention Series Part 3: The Sew or Buy Dilemma

We are up to our third and final installment of our intention series (previous installments listed here and here)! Today, we wanted to focus on the “sew or buy” dilemma. I love sewing, but my time is so limited, that making everything under the sun just isn’t possible. I know I struggle a lot with ... READ the POST