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Self Care Sewing Series, Part 3 - Mac

I am so excited to bring you all part 3 of the Self Care Sewing Series!  If you haven’t read parts 1 and 2 yet, I highly recommend them!  I explain more of why I wanted to start this series, and why I feel so lucky to have met these 4 amazing women on the internet and am so happy that they have agreed to share some of their sewing and self care journeys here with us, but also so happy that they have all argeed to become my friends! Today we have Mac, of Macs Make Space, Harper & Lu, Sew Altered Style and oh yeah, full time working mom to two adorable cuties.  I so admire everything she...

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Linen Fabric, Ooh, Yes, Please! - Maker Mountain Fabrics Substrate Series, Part 3

Linen is an absolute classic for apparel sewing, and is particularly amazing for summertime apparel.  Linen fabric is lightweight, crisp and soft at the same time and gets softer every time you wash it.  Clothing sewn with linen whooshes (a technical term) lightly around you when you walk and always make you feel very chic and like the boho goddess you always knew you were meant to be, the one who is very good at adulting, and gets to go on lots of lovely vacations.      

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Sewing With Rayon Challis - MMF Fabric Substrate Series, Part 2

Hi there, friends!      I am going to be honest here and tell you that I was a bit nervous about writing this installment of my fabric substrate series (click here to see part 1 on Double Gauze).  I am pretty new to rayon and did not have the deep knowledge about it that I have on many other fabric types.  But I knew I wanted to research, and learn more, so this is the perfect opportunity to share that research with all of you (plus, some gorrrrrrrgeous rayons are shipping to me for the shop next week). Well, the first thing I have to tell you before I go on is, challis is pronounced sha-lee.  Who knew? Rayon...

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