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Coffee, clothing alterations, and dry cleaners in the Seattle area that are trusted friends of Sew Generously.

by The Sew Gen Team

Seattle Recommendations: Friends of Sew Gen

Choosing pockets for a suit can be a creative and intentional choice. This is the guide to designing your suit jacket.

by Hannah Villanueva

The Guide To Suit Jacket Pockets

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Interview with Erlan Vasquez on how a zoot suit can be made for the modern day.

By Hannah Villanueva

The Zoot Suit

Man regretting his suit decision

We provide some insight into the pros and cons of buying off the rack and discover if it’s the right choice for you.

By Sean Helligso

Should I get a Ready to Wear Suit?

The hand-sewn buttonhole is a labor of tedium and care. They are a discrete signature of meaning for both the tailor and the wearer.

By David Pew

Elegance of Hand-Sewn Buttonholes

A dive into the design inspiration for two of the designs in the 2023 Seattle Wedding Show.

By Levi

Behind The Look: Classic Americana

Many of us are familiar with the old saying: “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Today, I make the case that there’s no such thing as a cheap suit.

By David Pew

The $400 Suit