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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 8: Final Finishes

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 8

We've made it to the final day of the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong! Today we're finishing up by securing the shoulder seams, collar, and waistbands inside the garment. If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the Pockets April 26: Sewing the Shoulders, Sleeves, and Side Seams April 27: Sewing . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 7: Sew the Facings and Zipper

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 7

Just two more sections of the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong left and we'll have a finished garment! Today we're attaching the right and left facings and sewing the zipper between them. If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the Pockets April 26: Sewing the Shoulders, Sleeves, and Side Seams . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 6: Sewing the Collar/Waistband and Prepping the Zipper

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 6

It's Day 6 of the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong and we're getting so much closer to having a finished sweatshirt! Today we'll tackle the waistband and collar, and we'll be basting the zipper into the center front. If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the Pockets April 26: Sewing the . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 5: Sewing the Cuffs

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Pt 5: Sewing the Cuffs

We're five days into the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong and today we're tackling the sleeve cuffs! This section should be quick, not taking more than 15 minutes to complete. If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the Pockets April 26: Sewing the Shoulders, Sleeves, and Side Seams April 27: . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 4: Sewing the Shoulders, Sleeves, and Side Seams

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 4

It's day four of the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong and today we're getting a bunch of the easy steps out of the way. After you finish today's tasks, you'll be able to try on your Moto Sweatshirt and see how it fits! If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric April 25: Sewing the Pockets April 26: Sewing the . . .

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Indiesew Spring 2018 Sample Sale is Live!

Indiesew | Spring 2018 Charity Sample Sale

It's that time of year again! We're cleaning out our samples closet and offering them up to you, with the proceeds going to charity! Every fall and spring we put a small offering of garments sewn for the Indiesew shop up for auction on eBay, where we donate 75% of the proceeds to a charity that is near and dear to our hearts (more on that below). All of the items up for auction are one-of-a-kind . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 3: Sewing the Pockets

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Part 3: Sewing the Pockets

It's day 3 of the  Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong and today we're sewing the zippered hand pockets! This portion of the sewalong is relatively fast and fun, gearing us up for the bigger center front zipper installation. We've said it before, but  Wash Away Wonder Tape will be your best friend for getting your zippers to look great, so make sure you have some on hand. If you're just tuning in, here's . . .

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Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 2: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric

Indiesew.com | Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong Pt 2: Cutting the Pattern and Fabric

Welcome back to day two of the Moto Sweatshirt Sewalong! Yesterday we had an in-depth discussion of the supplies you will need for your own Moto Sweatshirt. If your fabric is prewashed and your supplies are sourced, let's dive right into cutting out the pattern and fabric! If you're just tuning in, here's the sewalong schedule: April 23: Gathering your Supplies April 24: Cutting the Pattern and . . .

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