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Kila Tank on Varied Bodies Types

Indiesew.com | Kila Tank on Varied Body Types

Earlier this week we launched the  Kila Tank sewing pattern! This basic design is a  fitted rib knit tank top with a slight racerback cut and a deep scoop neckline. After we shot the Kila Tank on our model Danie , I felt it was necessary to show the tank top on a few more varied body types. I know how important it is to know what strap coverage looks like on tank tops. You need to see how the . . .

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Introducing the Kila Tank

Indiesew.com | Introducing the Kila Tank by Allie Olson

A few years ago I discovered the versatility of a fitted rib knit tank top. I bought a vintage rib knit tank from an Etsy shop and soon noticed that I was reaching for it constantly. That tank top was pretty much always on my body: with shorts, tucked into skirts, as a workout top, and (perhaps most frequently) as a pajama top. Since then, I've been scouring my favorite ethical clothing shops for . . .

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Fabric Files: Linen

Indiesew | Fabric Files: Linen

We're back with another installment of Fabric Files ! This week we're talking about the literal OG of fabric: linen. In this post, we'll talk about where linen came originated, how it's made, and what makes it so irresistibly charming to so many sewists.   Linen Defined Linen is “bast" fiber made from the flax plant. “Bast” simply means that the plant fiber is collected from the inner bark . . .

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Pattern Comparison: Lander and Persephone Shorts

Indiesew Pattern Comparison | Lander and Persephone Shorts

We've received so much great feedback on our last pattern comparison blog post , that we've decided to make this a more regular blog series! This week, we're comparing the  Lander and  Persephone shorts sewn in two Indiesew fabrics. I really like sewing two comparable patterns when I'm considering a certain silhouette. The process of sewing two similar patterns is something I encourage all . . .

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