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Introducing Fabric Batch #009: Nantucket

Introducing Nantucket, Indiesew's newest fabric batch!

Striped cotton fabrics scream nautical fashion to me. I see a striped chambray and I immediately want to drop everything and sew up an Archer Button Up . A yarn-dyed cotton ticking fabric is demanding to be made into a fit-and-flare like the Marbella .  Our newest and ninth fabric batch, Nantucket, is the epitome of that preppy East Coast attire. Luckily you can live in Boulder, Colorado, never . . .

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How to Sew a Lined Picnic Skirt

How to Add a Lining to the Picnic Skirt

The floral and stripes trend is one that I’ve been silently observing for a while now. Most can pull it off fabulously, but I had serious doubts about my own success. With no print-mixing experience and a small aversion to floral prints, I just haven’t been ready to go there.  But “there” is a place I should have ventured long ago. Like, years ago. It turns out stripes and an abstract floral . . .

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My Handmade Month: March 2016

My Handmade Month: 30 Days of DIY Wardrobe Inspiration

Old habits die hard. That’s my theme of My Handmade Month: March 2016. It was a month full of ups and downs: a broken toe that will not heal, my 30th birthday, a killer flu bug, and a family trip to see my 102-year-old grandma. It was a busy month that ended in a huge sale and one epic giveaway . And because of all the flurry of activity and forced downtime, my old habits crept back in. If you’re . . .

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