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January 2017 Creations Prize Package + Announcing the December Winner

Indiesew Giveaway | Creations Contest

It's 2017 and our Monthly Creations Giveaway  continues! In December, forty-one creations were added to Indiesew. It's such a blast to see what you're all sewing, what fabrics you're currently digging, and to read your feedback on the patterns you used. Just like we do every month, we picked one random creation to win eight yards (nearly $100 worth!) of Indiesew fabric. The winning creation . . .

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How We Wear It: Aimee's Birkin Flares

How We Wear It | Aimee's Birkin Flares DIY Jeans

Can you ever have too many pairs of jeans? When I was a teenager, I remember telling my mom multiple times of my desire to have a different pair to wear every day of the year. I’ve always loved the different styles and washes, the way a well-loved pair softens over time, and how good it feels when you find a pair that fits your waist, hips, and thighs. The Birkin Flares  by Baste + Gather had . . .

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Jeans Month Kickoff: Denim Chi-Town Chinos

Indiesew Jeans Month | Denim Chi-Town Chinos

Did you hear the big news? January is Jeans Month here at Indiesew! All month long we will be bringing you lots of handmade jeans inspiration including tutorials, kits, style posts, and a video workshop to replicate your favorite ready-to-wear jeans. Plus, we’ve already added four new denim fabrics  to the shop! Today we’re kicking off the festivities with a style post for my latest sewing . . .

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Indiesew's 10 Most Popular Patterns in 2016

Indiesew | Top 10 Bestselling Indie Sewing Patterns

Whew. 2016, you took us for a ride. For Indiesew it was a wonderful and challenging-in-the-best-way-possible ride. This past year we added over 75 indie sewing patterns to the shop and welcomed many new designers to our team. We teamed up with Seamly  to offer four new sewing patterns, and then I decided to design one of my own, the Lonetree Jacket . In 2016 we expanded our online fabric store . . .

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Indiesew Pattern Additions: November and December 2016

Indiesew Blog | New Pattern Additions Nov/Dec 2016

November and December were busy months here at Indiesew HQ. We started working on several long-term projects that will be revealed in a few months, and we continued to add several great indie sewing patterns to the Indiesew Pattern Shop! Ten stellar designs were added to our site in the last two months of 2016. Let’s take a look:   Ogden Cami A true stash buster, the Ogden Cami  by True Bias is . . .

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As-Is Fabric Sale Starts Now!

Indiesew.com | As-Is Fabric Sale

If you follow us on Instagram , then you know that we're trying something new today! We're selling eight special fabrics at bargain prices, think $3 to $5 per yard. Not all fabric is created equal and at Indiesew we don’t take the topic of fabric quality lightly. Occasionally we’ll receive a bolt of fabric that doesn’t meet our quality standards and, in turn, doesn’t ever make it to the Indiesew . . .

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Cheaper (and free) shipping now available!

Indiesew.com | Cheaper Shipping Options Now Available!

Over the past two and half years, many of you have provided us with great feedback on how to make the Indiesew experience better. I always appreciate your suggestions, and there is one in particular we started hearing on repeat over the last year. “Is there a cheaper shipping option?”, is a question we get on a weekly basis around here.  So, we listened. Your request for cheaper shipping . . .

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December Creations Prize Package + Announcing the November Winner

Indiesew.com | December Creations Giveaway 2016

As we wrap up 2016, we're offering our biggest Creations Prize Package ever! One lucky winner will get nearly $100 worth of Indiesew fabric! But first, let's see who won the November contest. Our randomly chosen winning creation for the November Giveaway is the  Ayelet's Natalie Top Tunic !   Ayelet lengthened the Natalie Top sewing pattern  by Liola Patterns so that she could wear it with . . .

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