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Fall Skirt Week Blog Tour Roundup

Indiesew.com | Fall Skirt Week Blog Tour Roundup

Our first ever Fall Skirt Week  just wrapped up and we're feeling more inspired than ever to sew separates for fall. Three lovely sewing bloggers participated in a mini blog tour that left us feeling motivated to get going on our own handmade skirts! But see for yourself:  LORI'S NITA WRAP SKIRT Lori sewed up the Nita Wrap Skirt  for a garment that easily transitions into cooler weather. Find out . . .

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How We Wear It: Chi-Town Chino Skirt

Indiesew | How We Wear It: Chi-Town Chino Skirt

If you’ve followed along with the blog the past few days, you’re likely aware that Allie and I are showcasing how we style skirts for fall. (If you are just catching up, make sure you check out our inspiration post and see how Allie styled her Syrah maxi skirt .) For me, style has always been an equal mix of experimenting and trying to replicate looks I’ve seen on TV or in magazines. Even though . . .

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How to Style a Maxi Skirt for Fall

Indiesew Skirt Week | How to Style a Maxi Skirt for Fall

Truth be told, Fall Skirt Week  was 100% Aimee’s idea. Aimee  is one of those people who can come up with an idea and knows exactly how to execute it. She can style a garment more ways than I thought imaginable. For that, and a million other reasons, I’m so grateful she’s on our team. But despite my lack of style creativity, I still wanted to participate in our Fall Skirt Week with a style post. . . .

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Fall Skirt Week is Here!

Fall Skirt Week | Indiesew

Note: sources for images above linked below. As much as I love the seemingly endless days of summer, there is something peaceful to me about fall. I love the crisp feeling in the air. Something about the leaves changing and the days getting more grey makes me want to hunker down, bake everything, and layer myself in clothing until I can’t possibly move. When I was younger my clothing was strictly . . .

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How We Wear It: Olive Tencel Ailakki Jumpsuit

How We Wear It: Ailakki Jumpsuit by Named

Jumpsuits, rompers, and playsuits have made a comeback over the past few years. I’ve always liked the look of them, but every ready-to-wear jumpsuit or romper I’ve tried has been ill fitting. They’re either too short in the torso (leading to some major pulling in the nether regions) or the waist of the jumpsuit didn’t fit properly. I knew I could solve my fitting woes by finding a jumpsuit sewing . . .

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Indiesew Pattern Additions: July 2016

New Pattern Additions: July 2016 | Indiesew.com

July for me was packed full. A backpacking trip, a trip home, and a birthday celebration made the month fly by. I’m guessing many of you all feel similarly. It seems August will go just as quickly with “back to school” dates looming right around the corner, fall sewing plans in the works, and the desire to squeeze in one last summer trip. Here are the seven new patterns we added to the Indiesew . . .

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Introducing Fabric Batch #011: Du Jour

Indiesew Fabric | Introducing Fabric Batch Du Jour

Indiesew’s eleventh fabric batch has arrived! Decidedly sophisticated, sweet, and a tad Parisian, Du Jour features five apparel fabrics that create a cool color palette suited for your handmade garments. A geometric repeat, modern bird motif, and three solids mix and match to create a wardrobe that is year-round appropriate.  But we'll let you decide:   Southwest Sunset Rayon Challis Our . . .

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